Tourism in SpainDisaggregated Analysis of the International Demand

  1. Xosé A. Rodríguez 1
  2. Richard Rivadulla 1
  1. 1 Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España


Estudios Economicos Regionales y Sectoriales : EERS: Regional and sectoral economic studies : RSES

ISSN: 1578-4460

Ano de publicación: 2012

Volume: 12

Número: 1

Páxinas: 77-82

Tipo: Artigo

Outras publicacións en: Estudios Economicos Regionales y Sectoriales : EERS: Regional and sectoral economic studies : RSES


This paper analyses the main determinants of the international demand for tourism in Spain and quantifies their incidences. Given that the importance of tourism in Spain is not homogeneous through its territory, five models of tourism demand have been generated: one model for the total of Spain and another four models for the four groups that result of aggregating the Autonomous Communities according to their touristic profile. For the estimation we used dynamic specifications and a data panel of 15 countries (those with a larger weight in the volume of tourism to Spain) for the period 2001-2009. The results may be use to poliymakers in their decision-making processes.

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