Economics of Heritage Management

  • Robert J. Shepherd
  • Larry Yu
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Archaeology book series (BRIEFSARCHAE, volume 2)


A key issue in the study of heritage tourism is reconciling the interests of heritage conservation and tourism promotion or an emphasis on the protection of heritage sites versus the utilization of these same sites for economic development purposes. How to preserve the past while fostering the consumption of this? More to the point, how to preserve the multiplicity of the past when heritage becomes a development resource?


Cultural Heritage World Heritage Tourism Development Heritage Site World Heritage Site 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Shepherd
    • 1
  • Larry Yu
    • 1
  1. 1.The George Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA

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