Thursday, June 03, 2010

Tourism and Poverty Reduction

Tourism can reduce poverty in developing countrie, but tourism growth is not universally inclusive of the poor. Our understanding of how tourism affects the poor is largely based on partial and superficial analysis. Researchers from different disciplines and practitioners with different objectives generally work in isolation from each other and from the mainstream of development economics. Detailed economic analysis remains buried and is rarely challenged for policy implications, let alone poverty implications.This book provides an overview of a broad array of analyses of how tourism affects poor people. For more visit:

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