Tourism, Museums And The Local Economy
The Economic Impact of the North of England Open Air Museum at Beamish
Peter Johnson, former Professor of Business Economics, Barclays Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Durham Business School, UK and Barry Thomas, formerly Senior Lecturer in Economics, Durham Business School, UK
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Tourism is frequently seen as a way of creating new employment opportunities in those regions which have suffered from severe de-industrialization and major cutbacks in manufacturing industry.
Contents: 1. The Purpose of the Study 2. The Development of the Museum 3. The Labour Force at Beamish 4. The Museum’s Employment Impact 5. Visitor Demand 6. Employment Potential