Measuring the Impact of Tourism on Economic Growth

@article{Ivanov2007MeasuringTI,
  title={Measuring the Impact of Tourism on Economic Growth},
  author={Stanislav Ivanov and C. Webster},
  journal={Tourism Economics},
  year={2007},
  volume={13},
  pages={379 - 388}
}
This paper presents a methodology for measuring the contribution of tourism to an economy's growth, which is tested with data for Cyprus, Greece and Spain. The authors use the growth of real GDP per capita as a measure of economic growth and disaggregate it into economic growth generated by tourism and economic growth generated by other industries. The methodology is compared with other existing methodologies; namely, Tourism Satellite Account, Computable General Equilibrium models and… Expand

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