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Assessing the impact of terrorism on travel activity in Greece

  • Helen Gazopoulou


    (Bank of Greece)

The aim of this paper is to assess the volatility of Greek travel receipts by considering the extent to which terrorist strikes can bring about serious unexpected disturbances to the proceeds from tourism.The paper shows that the impact of terrorist attacks at an international level is not expected to bring about a considerable decline of the number of arrivals to Greece. This finding seems consistent with other sources in the literature that argue in favour of the transitory impact of terrorist attacks on the flow of tourists to a specific destination

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Paper provided by Bank of Greece in its series Working Papers with number 127.

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Date of creation: Apr 2011
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Handle: RePEc:bog:wpaper:127
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  1. Bruno S. Frey & Simon Luechinger & Alois Stutzer, . "Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism," IEW - Working Papers 205, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich.
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