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Cover for Tourism demand modelling and forecasting.

This chapter provides an overview of the recent developments in tourism demand modelling and forecasting since the 1990s. While a wide range of forecasting models is available for tourism demand forecasting, tourism managers should use models that are based on solid economic theories and provide...

Author(s)
Song HaiYan; Guo Wei
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tools for assessing the price and market impacts of livestock policies.

This chapter is concerned with methods of assessing the impacts of policies on livestock prices and markets. It first deals with partial equilibrium approaches, to assess price distortions and market impacts for a single commodity. These approaches include: the policy analysis matrix (PAM); and...

Author(s)
Upton, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methods for estimating the production function.

This chapter describes different methods for estimating the production function, including central tendency methods (average ratio analysis, simple regression models, random coefficient models, and mixture models) and frontier models (data envelopment analysis and stochastic frontier models).

Author(s)
Wöber, K. W.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995533)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural development policies and land expansion in a Southern Philippine watershed.

An ex ante evaluation of factors affecting farmers' land use is presented, using surveyed data gathered from low-income maize and vegetable farmers in a southern Philippines watershed at the forest margin to measure how land and labour allocations for various crops respond to changes in expected...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.; Shuai XiaoBing
ISBN
2001 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851994512)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of a policy information system for agricultural sectors in transition countries.

An overview of the Policy Information System for Agricultural Sectors in Transition Economies is presented. Following a brief description of the concept, general characteristics such as methods, techniques, and organization of the information system is then described. A country by country overview...

Author(s)
Henrichsmeyer, W.; Köckler, J.; Möllmann, T.; Quiring, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994253)
Type
Book chapter

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