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Title of the article Regional Ratings for Assessing the Level of Tourism Growth
Pages 100-122
Author 1 Elena Anatolyevna Fedorova
Doctor of Sciences (Economics), Associate Professor, Professor
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
49 Leningradskiy av., Moscow, 125993, Russian Federation
School of Finance, Higher School of Economics
20 Myasnitskaya St., Moscow, 101000, Russian Federation
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ORCID: 0000-0002-3381-6116
Author 2 Lyudmila Ivanovna Chernikova
Doctor of Sciences (Economics), Associate Professor, Professor
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
49 Leningradskiy av., Moscow, 125993, Russian Federation
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ORCID: 0000-0003-4743-5506
Author 3 Alena Eduardovna Pastukhova
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
49 Leningradskiy av., Moscow, 125993, Russian Federation
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Abstract The authors of the paper assume that assessment of the regional tourism potential requires a comprehensive study along several lines as well as with different approaches to ranking (assigning rating). Following this logics the goal of the study is formulated as a comprehensive assessment of the regional tourism potential and ranking the regions under 13 tourist zones of Russia after official statistics. Ranking was based on 3 indices: the efficiency index, the tourism growth index and the regional tourism competitiveness index. The methodology included grouping several indices according to statistical methods (DEA, normalization) and expert assessment. The aggregate rating for 2016 and 2017 was also provided. The methodology for the aggregate rating covered the study year; indices of tourist zones were ranked in an ascending order according to scores from 1 to 13. The study has identified tourist zones with high and low levels of growth, and has also revealed Russia’s overall tourism growth since 2014. Top three tourist zones, the Caucasus, the Azov-Black Sea and the Central one were set according to tourism growth in 2016; in 2017 they were the Urals, the Central and the Far Eastern zone. The results of the study are applicable in forming a regional strategy for tourism development
Code 338.48+519.85
JEL C10, R11, L83
Keywords tourism ♦ tourist zones ♦ tourism industry ♦ regional index ♦ tourism growth index ♦ tourist attractiveness of the region ♦ DEA ♦ rating ♦ ranking
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For citation Fedorova E.A., Chernikova L.I., Pastukhova A.E. Regional Ratings for Assessing the Level of Tourism Growth. Prostranstvennaya Ekonomika = Spatial Economics, 2020, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 100–122. (In Russian).
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Submitted 23.12.2019
Revised 28.02.2020
Published online 30.03.2020

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