What is the relationship between tourism specialization, economic growth, and human development in transition economies? That’s the question behind a new study led by Rosen Professor Robertico Croes and Assistant Professor Jorge Ridderstaat. Using Poland as a case study, the research looks at the role of tourism in economic and human development since communism fell in the 1990s and the country transitioned from a centrally-driven to a market-led economy.

Original Article

Croes, R., Ridderstraat, J., Bak, M., Zientara, P., (2021) Tourism specialization, economic growth, human development and transition economies: the case of Poland. Tourism Management 82, doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2020.104181