El turismo, motor fundamental de la economía de Cataluña (1951-2010)
AbstractThis work outlines the basic dimensions of Catalonia’s economic activities associated to incoming tourism from 1951 until 2010. It analyzes its characteristics from a macroeconomics perspective and with a comparative approach. It shows the transformation from the sun and beach model that defined the initiation stage of mass tourism into a much more diversified tourism destination, with an increasing relevance of the Barcelona conurbation. This transformation has provided for a positive adaptation to the segmentation experimented by international tourism demand. Foreign tourism has given Catalonia its Spanish and European leadership and it has become its main engine of economic growth.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Departament d'Economia i Història Econòmica, Unitat d'Història Econòmica in its series UHE Working papers with number 2011_12.
Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2011
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Catalan Economy; Economic Growth; Mass Tourism; Role of Tourism in Regional Economies; Tourism Impact; Economía Catalana; Crecimiento Económico; Turismo de Masas; Función del Turismo en las Economías Regionales; Impacto del Turismo;
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