publication . Thesis . 2017

Evidence of and prerequisites for tourism-led growth in Africa

Chingarande, Anna;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: North-West University (South Africa). Potchefstroom Campus
  • Country: Paraguay
Abstract
PhD (Economics), North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2017 The relationship between tourism development and economic growth is often described by the tourism-led growth hypothesis (TLGH). It has been a contemporary issue in the tourism economics literature, which has gained momentum over the past couple of years. There is consensus that the broader economy is affected by tourism expansion through several channels, which include: foreign currency earnings; creation of employment; direct, indirect and induced effects on production; and income. However, the nature of the relationship between tourism development and economic growth remains inconclusive. This...
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Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: Economic growth, Tourism-led growth, Critical success factors, Africa
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