Economic significance of tourism in Queensland

West G.R. (1993) Economic significance of tourism in Queensland. Annals of Tourism Research, 20 3: 490-504. doi:10.1016/0160-7383(93)90005-N


Author West G.R.
Title Economic significance of tourism in Queensland
Journal name Annals of Tourism Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0160-7383
Publication date 1993-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0160-7383(93)90005-N
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 20
Issue 3
Start page 490
End page 504
Total pages 15
Subject 1409 Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
3303 Development
Abstract The last decade has seen a strong growth in tourism activity in Queensland, Australia, with significant increases in visitor arrivals, tourist spending, and investments in infrastructure. The analysis of tourism to date has traditionally been handled in an input-output framework which has two major drawbacks: its static and linearity assumptions. This study estimates the economic significance of tourism activity in the Queensland economy in an integrated modelling framework, which combines the social accounting (cross-sectorial) matrix with econometric (time-series) relationships. This provides the basis for a much more comprehensive analysis of tourism activity and, as such, is superior to the traditional input-output analysis.
Keyword economic impact
input-output analysis
integrated model
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status Unknown

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