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The Economics Of Leisure And Sport Andrew Cooke

The Economics Of Leisure And Sport

Andrew Cooke

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ISBN : 9780415096348
Hardcover
264 pages
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Recent years have seen an unprecedented growth in demand for and supply of leisure goods and services in the UK and world wide. This trend has given rise to an increase in courses which focus on the administrative and scientific sides of leisure.MoreRecent years have seen an unprecedented growth in demand for and supply of leisure goods and services in the UK and world wide. This trend has given rise to an increase in courses which focus on the administrative and scientific sides of leisure. This text provides an excellent insight into the key principles of economic analysis. Using a clearly laid out step-by-step approach, central points of economic theory and analysis are identified and examined using examples from the sport and leisure industries. Key topics include demand and supply, elasticity and pricing, production and costs, business objectives and privatization and the leisure industry. The final chapter explores the degree to which leisure can be influenced by changes in government policy. Providing a useful insight into a rapidly growing field, this title will be excellent for students of leisure and recreation at an introductory level. The provision of `questions for discussion at the end of each chapter make this book an