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Impact Assessment in Tourism Economics

Editors: Matias, Álvaro, Nijkamp, Peter, Romão, João (Eds.)

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  • Provides advanced statistical and econometric tourism modeling
  • Includes new contributions to tourism impact assessment
  • Illustrates regional and urban forms of tourism
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This book presents a series of studies on the socio-economic impacts of tourism, with a special focus on the determinants of tourism competitiveness at the destination level. The authors offer a systematic overview of this important issue, presenting relevant empirical studies from different parts of the world, based on modern theoretical approaches and adequate analysis tools, in the context of their policy or managerial implications.
The first part of the book discusses the analysis and assessment of quantitative tourism impacts on local economies, while the second part focuses on non-material aspects of tourism development, in particular those related to the role of innovation and human resources. The final section highlights the different dynamics often observed in tourism destinations arising from the interaction between tourists and local communities.

About the authors

Álvaro Matias is professor of economics at Lusíada University. His research interests have been increasingly directed towards tourism over the last decade. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and books, while actively engaging in organizing research events in tourism related areas.

Peter Nijkamp is professor of regional economics at the VU University in Amsterdam. He has a long standing career as a regional scientist with a broad interest in regional, urban, environmental and transportation issues. He has published numerous articles and books in all these fields.

João Romão is a researcher at CEFAGE (University of Algarve, Faro) and professor at Lusíada University (Lisbon). His work combines academic research and consultancy for private and public organisations in the fields of tourism, regional analysis and urban planning.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Impact Assessment in Tourism Economics
Editors
  • Álvaro Matias
  • Peter Nijkamp
  • João Romão
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-14920-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-14920-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-14919-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-79210-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 273
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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