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Cover for The economics of tourism.

This chapter discusses some concepts and tools in macroeconomics and microeconomics that are most relevant to tourism. One of the most fundamental concepts is the nature of tourism as an economic activity. The World Tourism Organization defines tourism as a demand-side activity, that is, something...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Macroeconomics: the workings of the whole economy.

This chapter analyses the workings of the aggregate economy and offers explanations for macroeconomic phenomena. It covers: the circular flow of income; the level of aggregate demand; employment; inflation; the quantity theory of money; economic growth; and the costs of economic growth.

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644752)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to economics: concepts for students of agriculture and the rural sector.

This text provides an introduction to economics for students of agriculture, the rural sector and related topics in universities and colleges. This introduction describes universal economic principles. It is not a book on the economics of agriculture but one of general economics, illustrated...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644752)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The economics of tourism.

One of the first topics addressed in this chapter is the nature of an 'industry' and the related question of whether tourism can be considered to be an industry. This leads into concepts such as commodities and the challenges of measuring the economic magnitude of tourism and its contributions to...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642970)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Incomes of agricultural households.

This chapter brings together a comprehensive collection of the macroeconomic and microeconomic data on farm household incomes in the EU and some other OECD countries, and presents the empirical evidence by which the income situation of agricultural households can be judged within a policy context....

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Serbia's economy and regional income distribution.

This chapter provides the macroeconomic context within which other chapters analyse agrifood issues and the consequences of the Serbia's accession to the EU. After a brief overview of Serbia and its economy in section 2.2, section 2.3 gives information on the economic growth, inflation, employment, ...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multifunctional development of rural areas.

This chapter gives a broad macro- and microeconomic background to the challenge of multifunctional development. The chapter also discusses agritourism and rural tourism within the concept of multifunctional rural development, with special attention given to the conditions that influence or may...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cross-sectoral tropical forest cover impacts: what matters?

This paper draws on a decade of research at the Center for International Forestry Research on the underlying causes of deforestation in tropical forests, supplemented with selected empirical results from other sources. The impacts of a resource boom as an example of impacts from an extra-sectoral...

Author(s)
Wunder, S.; Dermawan, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for External policy impacts on Miombo forest development in Tanzania.

This chapter presents a case study focusing on the influences of external policies on forestry development in Tanzania. The specific objectives are to identify the main cross-sectoral policy issues, report any successful policy instruments in dealing with these policy issues, and make...

Author(s)
Monela, G. C.; Abdallah, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for An introduction to economics: concepts for students of agriculture and the rural sector.

This book provides an explanation of universal economic principles that are illustrated primarily by examples drawn from agriculture, rural areas and the food industry. Topics covered by the 10 chapters include: the meaning of economics; the theory of consumer choice; demand and supply; markets and ...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931278)
Type
Book

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