Economic Impacts of Tourism: the Evidence of Macedonia

Petrevska, Biljana (2012) Economic Impacts of Tourism: the Evidence of Macedonia. The Young Economists Journal, IX (18). pp. 174-181. ISSN 1583-9982

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Abstract

Due to variety of positive impacts, each country is interested in developing tourism. This paper disentangles the economic impacts of tourism industry in Macedonia and makes an attempt to assess the contribution to the economic development. So, some commonly applied economic parameters are addressed. Moreover, different types of analysis are performed, based on available sources of secondary data supplemented by descriptive statistics. The data set spreads over a twenty year horizon, covering the period from 1991 to 2010. Finally, the research underscores the necessity for continuous analysis of tourism economic impacts as an important consideration for creating sustainable development strategy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: tourism; economic impacts; economic development; tourism policy; Macedonia
Subjects: Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Tourism and Business Logistics
Depositing User: Biljana Petrevska
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2012 09:51
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2012 09:51
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/698

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