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Forecasting tourist arrivals: Accounting for non-stationary to improve forecasting accuracy
Boxill, Ian; Taylor, Orville W; Maerk, Johannes
Tourism and change in the Caribbean and Latin America
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Version entitled 'Forecasting Tourists arrivals: The use of Seasonal Unit Root Pre-testing to improve Forecasting Accuracy' presented at Central Bank of Barbados, Research Department Annual Review Seminar, 9-12 July, 2002
Focuses on forecasting tourist arrivals in a tourism dependent economy. Argues that,given the importance of the tourism sector to the Jamaican economy, accurate forecasts of tourist demand are important for planning in both the private and public sectors.