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Economics of Leisure and Tourism

Economics of Leisure and Tourism - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0750661805

Cover of Economics of Leisure and Tourism 3RD 05 (ISBN 978-0750661805)
ISBN13: 978-0750661805
ISBN10: 0750661801
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: Butterworth Heinemann
Published: 2005
International: No

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Economics of Leisure and Tourism - 3RD 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0750661805

John Tribe

ISBN13: 978-0750661805
ISBN10: 0750661801
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: Butterworth Heinemann

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Now in its third edition, The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism has been fully revised and updated to cover all the latest issues and changes, and more. Essentially a real world text in applied economics, it explains the necessary economic theories from first principles and applies them to a range of leisure and tourism problems and issues at the consumer, business, national and international level.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Recreation, leisure and tourism organizations
3 The market for recreation, leisure and tourism products
4 Demand : time preference, elasticity, and forecasting
5 Supply and costs
6 Market structure and pricing
7 Market intervention
8 The competitive, technological, political and socio-cultural environment
9 The economic environment
10 Investment in the private sector
11 Investment in the public sector
12 Income, employment and prices
13 Economic development and regeneration
14 The balance of payments and exchange rates
15 Globalization
16 Environmental impacts
17 Action for sustainability
18 Critique, alternative perspectives and change

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