Tourism Economics

Lectures are based on the textbooks:

  1. Bahar, Omar and Metin Kozak. 2008. Tourism Economics: Concepts and Practices. 1st Edition.
  2. Page, Stephen J. and Joanne Connell. 2009. Tourism: A Modern Synthesis. 3rd Edition.
  3. Sbarpley, Richard and David J. Telfer. 2002. Tourism and Development: Concepts and Issues. 1st Edition.
  4. Tribe, John. 1999. The Economics of Leisure and Tourism. 2nd Edition.


Lecture 1: An Introduction to Tourism Economics

Lecture 2: Review of Supply and Demand

Lecture 3: Elasticities

Examination I

Lecture 4: Welfare Measures

Lecture 5: Production Cost Functions and Competitive Markets

Lecture 6: Macroeconomics and Tourism

Lecture 7: Tourism and Economic Development

Lecture 8: Sustainable Tourism

SWOT: A SWOT Analysis for the Malaysia

Examination II

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