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Impacto económico de la celebración de un evento deportivo: Campeonato del Mundo de MotoGP en Valencia/Economic Impact of a Sporting Event: MotoGP World Champonship in Valencia

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    (Grupo de Economía Internacional. Departamento de Economía y Ciencias Sociales, UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA, ESPAÑA.)



    (Grupo de Economía Internacional. Departamento de Economía y Ciencias Sociales, UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA, ESPAÑA.)

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    En el trabajo que se presenta se analizan los efectos económicos sobre el sector turístico valenciano de un evento deportivo de relevancia internacional como es el Campeonato Mundial de MotoGP. La utilización de la metodología input-output ha permitido diferenciar entre los efectos directos, indirectos e inducidos que se producen sobre el turismo de la provincia donde se realiza la competición deportiva. Así, se concluye que el gasto realizado por los asistentes al Campeonato supone una notable aportación a los salarios, el empleo y el PIB, manifestando así su importancia dentro de la actividad turística valenciana. Work presented analyses the economic effects on the Valencian tourism sector of a sporting event of international significance as the World Championship of MotoGP. Using the input-output methodology has allowed to differenti¬ate between the effects direct, indirect and induced that occur on the tourism in the province where is the sporting event. Thus concludes that spending by those attending the Championship is a notable contribution to wages, em¬ployment and GDP, thus demonstrating its importance within the Valencian tourism.

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    Article provided by Estudios de Economía Aplicada in its journal Estudios de Economía Aplicada.

    Volume (Year): 30 (2012)
    Issue (Month): (Agosto)
    Pages: 683-702

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    Handle: RePEc:lrk:eeaart:30_2_15
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    1. Johan Fourie & María Santana-gallego, 2010. "The impact of mega-sport events on tourist arrivals," Working Papers 20/2010, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    2. Bruce A Seaman, 2011. "Economic Impact of the Arts," Chapters,in: A Handbook of Cultural Economics, Second Edition, chapter 28 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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