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Economic impact of the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival: investigating the application of different models
This article focuses on an economic assessment of the target obtained in South Africa regarding the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) applying both SAM and CGE models. Since both models have advantages and ...
The socio-economic impact of the Table Mountain National Park
This article will determine the socio-economic impact of South Africa’s largest urban national park, and the one that attracts the most visitors. Because national parks have more functions than mere conservation, the ...
Assimilation of tourism satellite accounts and applied general equilibrium models to inform tourism policy analysis
(IP Publishing, 2011)
Historically, tourism policy analysis in South Africa has posed challenges to accurate measurement. The primary reason for this is that tourism is not designated as an 'industry' in standard economic accounts. This paper ...
Export diversification and economic performance: evidence from Brazil, China, India and South Africa
(Springer Science & Business Media, 2011)
In this paper we discuss relationship between export diversity and economic performance, focusing on Brazil, China, India and South Africa (BCIS). Using time data on exports over the period 1962–2000 and Applied General ...
The significance of festivals to regional economies: measuring the economic value of the Grahamstown National Arts Festival in South Africa
(IT Publishing, 2011)
This paper estimates the economic value of South Africa's longest running national arts festival, the Grahamstown National Arts Festival in the Eastern Cape Province. The Eastern Cape is a middle-income province (6.6% of ...
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 ...
The impact of tourism on poverty in South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
This paper evaluates the potential impact of tourism on poverty in South Africa on the basis of recent survey data on international tourism spending patterns. It looks at three scenarios, using an applied general equilibrium ...
The impact of hunting for biltong purposes on the SA economy
(University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, 2011)
The purpose of this article is to estimate the economic impact of biltong hunting in South Africa.
The South African wildlife ranching sector: a social accounting matrix Leontief multiplier analysis
Orientation : There is startlingly little economic research on the South African wildlife sector which contributes toward disputes regarding the economic contribution of the sector. Research purpose : The purpose of this ...
Game ranching inter-sectoral linkages: a structural path analysis for South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Unfamiliarity with the economic structure of the game ranching sector is regarded as one of the reasons why questions are raised with regard to the potential economic impact of continued growth in the sector. This study ...