Journal of Tourism and Recreation

Journal of Tourism and Recreation

ISSN: 2368-2655 (Print)    ISSN: 2368-2663 (Online)

Volume 1 (2014), No. 1, Pages 12-20

DOI: 10.12735/jotr.v1i1p12

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Greek Consumers' Expenditure on Recreation Activities during Difficult Times

Ioannis Kostakis1  Stamatina Papadaki2  Angelos Marketos3 

1Department of Home Economics and Ecology, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
2National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
3School of Business , University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, UK

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This paper uses a dataset of 800 consumers in Athens for the time period 2010-2011 in order to examine the impact of socio-economic and psychological parameters on Greek consumers’ expenditure on recreation activities. Several ordinary least squares techniques are applied to capture the possible non-linearities relationship between covariates and criterion variable. Results reveal strong associations between demographic, socioeconomic and psychological parameters and consumers’ attitude in recreation expenditures experimentation.

Keywords: recreation expenditures; crisis; households’ size; marital status; non-linearities

To Cite this Article: Kostakis, I., Papadaki, S., & Marketos, A. (2014). Greek consumers' expenditure on recreation activities during difficult times. Journal of Tourism and Recreation, 1(1), 12-20.

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Greek Consumers' Expenditure on Recreation Activities during Difficult Times