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On the Relationship between Tourist Flows and Household Expenditure in Barbados: A Dynamic OLS Approach

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  • Mahalia Jackman

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    (Central Bank of Barbados)

  • Troy Lorde

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    (University of the West Indies)

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Keynesians propose that increases in tourist arrivals are associated with an expansion in private spending through the multiplier effect. To test this hypothesis, this study augments a simple consumption function with tourist arrivals and employs the dynamic OLS method to compute the short and long run relationships of the variables. Results suggest that while tourist arrivals have a positive correlation with household expenditure in the short run, it does not Granger cause household expenditure consumption.

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Article provided by AccessEcon in its journal Economics Bulletin.

Volume (Year): 30 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 472-481

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Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-09-00486

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Keywords: Tourism; Consumption; Barbados; Dynamic OLS;

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