Brida, Juan Gabriel and Scuderi, Raffaele (2012): Determinants of tourist expenditure: a review of microeconometric models.
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This paper presents a comprehensive review of the econometric approaches for the analysis of tourism expenditure at individual level. The attempt to consider only regression models is novel in literature. The paper resumes 86 papers and 354 estimates of econometric models from data at individual level, ranging from 1977 to the early 2012. Discussion focuses on models used, dependent variables, explanatory variables by category and their effect on expenditure. The most frequently used explanatory variables were income, socio-demographic and trip-related, and were tested mainly through classical regression techniques (OLS, quantile, Tobit and two-step, logistic). Future research directions should concern the exploration of new evidence through novel methodological techniques, a more extensive use of psychographic variables and a stronger relation to economic theory.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Determinants of tourist expenditure: a review of microeconometric models|
|Keywords:||Tourist expenditure; Econometric models; Micro data; Review|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D11 - Consumer Economics: Theory
D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D12 - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports; Gambling; Recreation; Tourism
|Depositing User:||Raffaele Scuderi|
|Date Deposited:||30. Apr 2012 12:48|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 06:51|
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