CODE 65273 ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023 CREDITS 9 cfu anno 1 SCIENZE DEL TURISMO: IMPRESA, CULTURA E TERRITORIO 9912 (L-15) - IMPERIA 9 cfu anno SCIENZE DEL TURISMO: IMPRESA, CULTURA E TERRITORIO 9912 (L-15) - IMPERIA SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/02 LANGUAGE Italian TEACHING LOCATION IMPERIA SEMESTER 1° Semester TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB OVERVIEW The course aims to provide analytical tools required to understand and critically examine the economic reasons guiding the actions of consumers, enterprises and public operators in the tourism sector. Some basic aspects of microeconomics and macroeconomics will be considered, as well as problems concerning the identification of the components of tourism in the context of national accounts. AIMS AND CONTENT LEARNING OUTCOMES The main aim of the course is to provide students with a good knowledge of the models and theories of the economics and policy of tourism AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES Knowledge and understanding - Students must acquire adequate knowledge of the peculiarities of the tourism phenomenon, in order to critically understand the economic and political-economic mechanisms that determine the structure and evolution of the sector. Ability to apply knowledge and understanding - Students must learn to apply the acquired knowledge and understand problems related to the organizational and strategic choices in the tourism sector. Judgment Autonomy - Students must be able to use both conceptual and operational skills acquired with autonomy of judgment and skills in different contexts of application. Communication Skills - Students must acquire the technical language ad terminology of the discipline to communicate clearly and unambiguously to specialists and non-specialists. Learning Abilities - Students must develop adequate learning skills that will allow them to elaborate autonomously the key issues of the discipline, especially in the working contexts where they will operate. PREREQUISITES At the beginning of this course, students are supposed to have the command on some basic principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics (such as consumer and firm theory, macroeconomic equilibrium, among others). TEACHING METHODS Students can make use of the support materials made available on Aulaweb. If the protracted health emergency does not allow to carry out teaching activities in presence, mixed and/or online teaching methods will be adopted. More information will be provided on Aulaweb. SYLLABUS/CONTENT Microeconomics and macroeconomics introduction. Part I – Introduction to the economics of tourism Definitions and key contents Object of study The tourism sector. Some statistical data. Tourism in national accounting, tourism satellite account Part II – The microeconomics of tourism The choice of the tourist as a consumer. Production in tourism. Seasonality in tourism The tourism markets Part III – The macroeconomics of tourism The tourism expenditure multiplier The crowding-out effect of tourism Part IV – International tourism Monetary aspect and competitiveness Part V – The state intervention and the public organization of tourism RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY - Guido Candela, Paolo Figini, Economia del Turismo e delle Destinazioni, McGraw-Hill, Milano,2^ed., 2010. Will be indicated later parts of the text to be studied. - Course materials provided by the teacher (Aulaweb) TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD CHIARA PICCARDO Ricevimento: Please contact the lecturer by e-mail. Additional operational indications will be provided through Aulaweb. Exam Board CHIARA PICCARDO (President) GABRIELE CARDULLO LESSONS LESSONS START I semester-3rd October 2022 Class schedule TOURISM ECONOMICS EXAMS EXAM DESCRIPTION Written examination Additional operational indications will be provided through Aulaweb. ASSESSMENT METHODS Written test with open or prefixed alternative answers. There will be an intermediate exam for attending students Exam schedule Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note 09/01/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Scritto 25/01/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Scritto 09/02/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Scritto 15/05/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Scritto 05/06/2023 16:00 IMPERIA Scritto 03/07/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Scritto 07/09/2023 10:00 IMPERIA Scritto FURTHER INFORMATION Students who are not attending will take the exam in a single test scheduled in the regular exam sessions. The structure of the examination is the same for both attending and non-attending students. For further information please refer to the Aulaweb page.