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Tourism and Economic Growth: an empirical evidence from the Middle East region

Saleh, Ali and Lung, Sidney and Ihalanayake, Ranjith (2011) Tourism and Economic Growth: an empirical evidence from the Middle East region. Issues in global research in business & economics. pp. 89-101. ISSN 1940-5391

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Abstract

In this paper, we used a panel data analysis toinvestigate the impact of tourism receipts on economic growth for three countries from the Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Bahrain). Results show tht a long-run relationship exits between tourism development and growth. Paper was presented at the Eighth International GABER conference, December 2011, held in Dubai.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID24329, tourism, economic growth, panel cointegratin, Middle East
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Economics and Finance
FOR Classification > 1402 Applied Economics
SEO Classification > 9199 Other Economic Framework
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Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2013 02:47
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2013 02:47
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9682
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