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Working Paper 01-11 - Analyse du secteur Horeca en Belgique
[Working Paper 01-11 - Analyse van de horecasector in België]


  • Caroline Hambye
  • Bart Hertveldt


This Working Paper gives an overall picture of the horeca industry in Belgium. The study focuses in particular on aspects of business demography, the importance of the sector for the Belgian economy, its development since the mid?nineties and the financial health of horeca companies. Since the provision of horeca services is a very labour?intensive activity, special attention is paid to employment features.

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  • Caroline Hambye & Bart Hertveldt, 2011. "Working Paper 01-11 - Analyse du secteur Horeca en Belgique
    [Working Paper 01-11 - Analyse van de horecasector in België]
    ," Working Papers 1101, Federal Planning Bureau, Belgium.
  • Handle: RePEc:fpb:wpaper:1101

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    Sectoral analyses; Input-output tables;

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    • L8 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services
    • C67 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Input-Output Models

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