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Mark Kanazawa

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    Retail category: souvenirs?

    For my study of tourism, we queried a set of respondents regarding their expenditures in different categories of spending. One of these questions asked about souvenirs they purchased. I do not se...

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    Hotels vs. Bed-and-Breakfasts

    In the IMPLAN categories of accommodations, there are two code numbers: 499(Hotels and motels, including casino hotels), and 500(other accommodations). For a study I am doing, I have collected tou...

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    Interpretation of Output

    When doing an industry change analysis with multiple events, I am getting what seems like a strange result: the output number I get for one event category is way smaller than the original expenditu...

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    My project is to study the economic impact of changing tourism expenditures on a local community as a result of an exogenous shock. One of the categories of expenditures we are considering includin...

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    Car rental expenditures

    In an industry spending analysis, what would be the appropriate category for vacation car rentals? Would it be 3362: Automotive equipment rental, or 3320: Retail sales: Motor vehicle and parts? ...

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    Mark Kanazawa commented,

    Thank you for your very helpful reply. Regarding the sales tax revenues, I presume the correct interpretation would be the tax impact of the event itself, as opposed to the overall tax implication...

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    Substitution Effects

    In reading IMPLAN-based studies of tourism, often the consumers are divided up into two groups: locals, and tourists coming in from outside. When assessing the impacts of spending by locals, the a...

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    Survey design

    I am at the beginning stages of a project to analyze the impact of climate change on the tourism industry along the North Shore in upper Minnesota. We will be collecting survey data on tourism exp...