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An Econometric Analysis Of The Demand For Tourism In Mexico, Un Analisis Econometrico De La Demanda De Turismo En Mexico

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  • Martha Ofelia Lobo Rodriguez
  • Carlos Alberto Flores Sanchez
  • Duniesky Feito Madrigal
  • Jorge Quiroz Felix

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This paper aims to determine the factors affecting tourism demand of Mexico in the US market. The econometric results show the main factor affecting the demand for tourism in Mexico is the prices of the destinations countries. Similarly, it was found that the variable tourism demand of residents of the United States to Mexico have significant common cycle with variable relative wealth. This explains that in the short term wealth of Americans is a determining factor in the demand for tourism to Mexico.

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  • Martha Ofelia Lobo Rodriguez & Carlos Alberto Flores Sanchez & Duniesky Feito Madrigal & Jorge Quiroz Felix, 2016. "An Econometric Analysis Of The Demand For Tourism In Mexico, Un Analisis Econometrico De La Demanda De Turismo En Mexico," Revista Internacional Administracion & Finanzas, The Institute for Business and Finance Research, vol. 9(3), pages 61-70.
  • Handle: RePEc:ibf:riafin:v:9:y:2016:i:3:p:61-70
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    Keywords

    Tourism Demand; Relative Wealth; Common Cycle;

    JEL classification:

    • R15 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Econometric and Input-Output Models; Other Methods
    • R22 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Other Demand
    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism

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