Relationship between Growth and Tourism: An Empirical Investigation from India

  • Shikha Bala Srivastava LBDJ College, Shyam Nagar, kanpur
Keywords: Empirical | Foreign Exchange Earnings | GDP | Relationship | Tourism


Purpose: A Purpose: India, being on path of modern economic growth through structural transformation, tourism is the best
vehicle to accelerate it. Thereby, it contributes majorly in the growth of economy. Many of such, direct economic benefits
includes employment, income, foreign exchange, increased government revenue etc. The present paper makes a modest attempt
to examine the correlation between GDP and foreign exchange earnings (FEE) from tourism
Design/Methodology/Approach: The present paper uses the timeline data collected from various sources from 2004- 2018.
ADF test, Cointegration approach and causality test are being applied to achieve the objectives of the study.
Findings: The findings revealed that both variables cointegrated, but, there is an absence of causality among them.
Implications: The present study adds to the present literature which would be beneficial for future research and it will also help
the policy makers in understanding the trends to have an analytical viewpoint on the subject.

How to Cite
, S. B. S. (2019). Relationship between Growth and Tourism: An Empirical Investigation from India. Global Journal of Enterprise Information System, 11(2), 14-21. Retrieved from
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