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Appraisal of measuring economic impact of sport events
(SA Association for Movement & Leisure Science, 2014)
Sport events are big business, attracting not only a large number of participants, spectators and sponsorships, but also wide media coverage. The hosting of sport events have led to increased rivalry between nations, regions ...
An ARDL bounds test approach to modelling tourist expenditure in South Africa
(IP Publishing Ltd, 2015)
This research follows micro-economic theory, according to which demand for a product is influenced by price, substitute prices and income, to determine the sensitivity of inbound tourist expenditure in South Africa to ...
A panel data approach to the behavioural equilibrium exchange rate of the zar
The economic architecture of the two De Kocks
(Taylor & Francis, 2011)
Although the annual budget speech traditionally focused on fiscal matters, the minister of finance regularly covered monetary policy issues in his speech. This paper reviews and compares the monetary policy statements/views ...
Who spends and who does not: clustering visitors at a national arts festival
The Grahamstown National Arts Festival is the oldest National Arts Festival in South Africa and was founded in 1974. This celebration of the arts takes place over a period of eleven days with the main festival running over ...
Understanding tipping behaviour - an economic perspective
(IP Publishing Ltd, 2015)
There are generally three explanations for tipping: social approval, equitable service exchange and other reasons. The combination and importance of these reasons differ between countries and cultures. In this study, ...
Perspectives on the regional economic value of a pilgrimage
Pilgrimages around the world attract large numbers of followers, often classified as religious tourists. More than a million people attend the annual Easter weekend meeting of The Zion Christian Church in the Limpopo ...
Modelling tourism demand for South Africa: an almost ideal demand system approach
(University of Johannesburg. Department of Finance and Investment Management, 2013)
This paper models tourism demand for South Africa from the UK and the USA, using an almost ideal demand system. An error-correction almost ideal demand system (EC-AIDS) is applied to quantify the responsiveness of UK and ...
Does conservation make sense to local communities?
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
The Kruger National Park in South Africa is a key ecotourism attraction for both domestic and international tourists. The South African National Parks have recently come under pressure to uplift communities and to build ...
Who is willing to pay to see the Big 7?
(IP Publishing, 2014)
This article investigates the non-consumptive, or appreciative value of the 'Big 7' and identifies the variables that influence willingness to pay (WTP). Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape Province, South ...