Tourism and Its Economic Impact in Italy: A Study of Industry Concentration and Quality of Life

  title={Tourism and Its Economic Impact in Italy: A Study of Industry Concentration and Quality of Life},
  author={Ariana Branchini},
This thesis analyzes the impact that tourism’s concentrated regional industrial growth has on citizens’ quality of life in Milan, Venice, Florence and Rome. A careful examination of tourist destinations suggests that the promotion of the tourism industry might lead to negative externalities such as increased pressure on urban facilities and scattering of local human capital and economic resources. In order to maintain a city’s culture, art and heritage, regional governments and private… Expand
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