84150 - EMPIRICAL METHODS IN TOURISM ECONOMICS

Scheda insegnamento

SDGs

L'insegnamento contribuisce al perseguimento degli Obiettivi di Sviluppo Sostenibile dell'Agenda 2030 dell'ONU.

Consumo e produzione responsabili

Anno Accademico 2020/2021

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

The aim of the course is to introduce students to various econometric techniques for tourism, both in micro and macroeconomic context. The course is applied in nature. At the end, the student is able to: i) formulate tourism-related economic problems in a way that allows application to empirical data; ii) identify the appropriate econometric technique for the problem at hand; iii) perform econometric analysis using software packages; iv) understand and interpret results both statistically and economically.

Contenuti

The tourism demand of a tourism destination from an empirical point of view

Collection of data

The use of STATA with tourist data

PCA and factor analysis

Cluster analysis applied to tourism

Examples of empirical methods in the literature


Testi/Bibliografia

Mazzocchi M., 2008, Statistics for Marketing & Consumer Research. SAGE Publications

Additional teaching materials will be available on the website https://lauravici.com.

Metodi didattici

Lectures, seminars and lab work.

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Assessment is based on a written exam in lab.

The exam is composed of a written test covering the theoretical and empirical issues discussed during the lectures.

It is not possible to bring books, personal notes or electronic devices (included smart watch) during the exam. It is not possible to use the software STATA during the exam.

Registration for the exam is compulsory, and students have to register through AlmaEsami according to the general rules of the School of Economics, Management and Statistics.

The mark is out of 30 points. The minimum required to pass the exam is 18/30.

Grade rejection. Students can reject the grade obtained at the exam once. To this end, he/she must email a request to the teacher within the date set for registration. The teacher will confirm reception of the request within the same date.

NB: During emergency periods, the exam method might change. It will be communicated on time. 

 

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

The laboratory uses bibliographic sources, databases and software to analyse data.

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Laura Vici