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The economics of tourism [electronic resource] / M. Thea Sinclair and Mike Stabler.

By: Sinclair, M. Thea.
Contributor(s): Stabler, Mike.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Routledge advances in tourism: 3.Publisher: London, [England] : Routledge, 1997Description: 1 online resource (x, 264 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781134886036 (electronic bk.); 1134886039 (electronic bk.); 0203195434 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780203195437 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Subject(s): Tourism -- Great Britain -- Marketing | Tourism | Leisure -- Economic aspects | Toerisme | Economische aspecten | Tourisme -- Aspect �economique | Tourismus | Wirtschaftstheorie | Loisir -- Aspect �economique | Tourisme -- Aspect �economique | Fremdenverkehrs�okonomik / Tourismus�okologie / Theorie / Welt | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism | Turismo Gran Breta�na Marqueting | Turismo Aspectos econ�omicos | Ocio Aspectos econ�omicosGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Economics of tourism.DDC classification: 338.4791 Other classification: 76.79 | GEO 096f | QQ 900 | QR 562 | RB 10783 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. The scope and limitations of economic analysis -- 2. The microfoundations of tourism demand -- 3. Empirical studies of tourism demand -- 4. The theory of tourism supply and its market structure -- 5. The structure, performance and strategies of tourism firms -- 6. Tourism in an international context -- 7. Tourism and environmental issues -- 8. Environmental valuation and sustainability -- 9. Conclusions.
Summary: Presents new insights into the intricacies of tourism demand, firms, and markets to offer an accessible, interdisciplinary analysis of the interwoven fields of tourism and economics.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-249) and indexes.

1. The scope and limitations of economic analysis -- 2. The microfoundations of tourism demand -- 3. Empirical studies of tourism demand -- 4. The theory of tourism supply and its market structure -- 5. The structure, performance and strategies of tourism firms -- 6. Tourism in an international context -- 7. Tourism and environmental issues -- 8. Environmental valuation and sustainability -- 9. Conclusions.

Description based on print version record.

Presents new insights into the intricacies of tourism demand, firms, and markets to offer an accessible, interdisciplinary analysis of the interwoven fields of tourism and economics.

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