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Title: Blue economy and the promotion of coastal city economic development: An examination of coastal tourism
Authors: Zhang, Haoming 
Issue Date: 2020
Abstract: The objective of this paper is to explore the relationship between blue economy and coastal economic growth, using coastal tourism as an example. Blue economy is now a fast-developing economy which has caught great concentration from investors and governments. As one of the major driving factors of blue economy, coastal tourism becomes more and more important for coastal cities. The quantitative research method in the paper indicates the great consumption that tourists made during their tour, which would sharply promote the growth of coastal economies. Final result shows the tourists` consumptions will have a positive impact on the development of coastal economies. Several limitations that exist in the paper (such as geography impacts and size of the quantitative method) suggests for further comprehensive and sophisticated investigations.
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