The UMD Labovitz School of Business and Economics’ research bureau, the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER), was asked to study and estimate the economic impact of the tourism industry in Duluth. The study area used in the analysis includes all Duluth zip codes.
The research objectives of this study included the following:
• Show current size of Duluth’s tourism industry in terms of employment and value added.
• Show recent trends in employment for the tourism industry.
• Model economic impacts of 0.5%, 2%, and 4% increases in the Duluth tourism industry.
Haynes, Monica; Grensing, Gina Chiodi; Brand, Nathan; Hockert, Matthew.
Economic Impacts of the Tourism Industry in Duluth.
University of Minnesota Duluth.
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