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Territorial economy of tourism

Economie territoriale du tourisme

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Geosciences and Environment (FGSE)

Teacher(s): Leïla Kebir
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2014 -> 2015

No timetable defined.

Course+Seminar

Spring semester
28 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): French
Public: Yes
Credits: 3.00

Objective

The objective of this course is to provide the students with the analytical tools to helping allowing them understand the territorial issues of tourism development. . In the present context of globalization and competitiveness regions and territories face different tourism development dynamics which combines cost reduction logics, differentiation , specification, re-territorialization , etc. These logics involve regions and local actors in diverse way and induce a more or less shared economic development as well as a more or less strong imprint on territories and resources.

Content

- Chpt 1 : The role of tourism in regional development
- Chpt 2 : Organisation of production and territorial development dynamics
- Chpt 3 : Contemporary issues of tourist territorial development : territorial dimension of sustainability and of emerging forms of economy.

Evaluation

To be dtermined

Bibliography

Aydalot, P. (1985) Economie régionale et urbaine, Economica, Paris.
Colletis, G. et Pecqueur, B. (1994) «Les facteurs de la concurrence spatiale et la construction des territoires», in Garofoli, G. et Vazquez Barquero, A. (éds.), Organization of production and territory: local models of development, Gianni Iuculano Editore, Pavia, pp.95-115.
Crevoisier, O. (2001) «L'approche par les milieux innovateurs : état des lieux et perspectives», Revue d'économie régionale et urbaine, vol.1, pp.153-165.
De Gregori, T. (1987) «Resources Are Not; They Become: An Institutional Theory», Journal of economic issues, vol.XXI, no 3, pp.1241-1263.
Hirschman, A. (1986) Vers une économie politique élargie, Éditions de minuit, Paris.
Porter, M. (1990) «The competitive advantage of nations», Harvard Business Review, no March-April 1990, pp.73-93.
Veltz, P. (1996) Mondialisation villes et territoires : l'économie d'archipel, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris.
Zuindeau, B. (1994) «Développement soutenable et développement économique régional», Revue d'économie régionale et urbaine, vol.4, no, pp.607-622.

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