Academic Year 2017/2018 - 2° Year
Teaching Staff: Marco PLATANIA
Credit Value: 8
Scientific field: SECS-P/06 - APPLIED ECONOMICS
Taught classes: 48 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The course aims to analyse the economic characteristics of the tourism system. In particular, it will be studied the area as a tourist destination, through the analysis of the main actors involved. Given the complexity of the analysis will be taken into account - as well as the economic dimension - the environmental aspects: they will then study the main characteristics of sustainable tourism. Finally, the course will also professionalizing content through the presentation of "case studies".

Textbook Information

Foreign students could choose between english or italian language program

english language program

Dwyer, L., Forsyth, P., & Dwyer, W. (2010). Tourism economics and policy (Vol. 3). Channel View Publications (chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21)

italian language program

1. Garibaldi R., Economia e gestione delle imprese turistiche, Hoepli, 2008.
2. Costa, P., Manente, M., & Furlan, M. C. (2001). Politica economica del turismo. TUP, Touring Editore, Milano (chapters 1, 2, 3, 11 e 12).
3. Costa, P., & Manente, M. (2000). Economia del turismo: modelli di analisi e misura delle dimensioni economiche del turismo. Touring club italiano (chapters 1, 4 e 5).