Describing the Dynamic Evolution of Tourism Ecology Efficiency Based on Super-efficiency DEA

Qiaoqiao Shen, Tao Sun, Kangming Luo

Ekoloji, 2018, Issue 106, Pages: 517-524, Article No: e106056


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With the progress of society and the improvement of people’s living standards, people’s demand for leisure tourism is getting higher and higher. In recent years, the tourism industry has achieved rapid development and has become a pillar industry with rapid growth of the national economy. The environmental changes caused by the rapid development have attracted the attention of scholars at home and abroad. This paper builds a super-efficient DEA model that focuses on describing the dynamic evolution of tourism ecology efficiency in Jiangsu Province from 2002 to 2016, and conducts a regional comparative study. The results of the study show that: from 2002 to 2016, the tourism ecology efficiency of all regions in Jiangsu showed an upward trend, but the regional differences were large, the inter-regional development was unbalanced, and the ecology efficiency of tourism in southern Jiangsu, Central Jiangsu, and northern Jiangsu declined in turn, but between regions. The difference gradually decreases. Finally, on the basis of empirical analysis, the corresponding countermeasures and suggestions are put forward in light of Jiangsu’s actual situation. It is hoped that this will provide reference for the promotion of tourism ecology efficiency in Jiangsu.


super-efficiency, tourism, ecology efficiency


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