nep-tur New Economics Papers
on Tourism Economics
Issue of 2017‒11‒19
one paper chosen by
Laura Vici
Università di Bologna

  1. Cleaning the Ganges in Varanasi to Attract Tourists By Batabyal, Amitrajeet; Beladi, Hamid

  1. By: Batabyal, Amitrajeet; Beladi, Hamid
    Abstract: Despite the salience of Mr. Narendra Modi's campaign from both environmental and touristic standpoints, the extant literature contains no theoretical studies of the clean-up of the Ganges and its connection to tourism. Hence, we use a simple model and provide the first stochastic analysis of the Ganges clean-up process and the attraction of tourists to Varanasi.
    Keywords: Cleanup, Ganges, Tourism, Uncertainty
    JEL: L83 Q25
    Date: 2017–08–02

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