James Mak

Taxing Timeshare Occupancy

In this paper, we evaluate the manner in which timeshare occupancy is taxed in the …

Collusive Duopoly: The Economic Effects of Aloha and Hawaiian Airlines’ Agreement to Reduce Capacity

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 (9/11), Congress passed the …

Tourism’s Forward and Backward Linkages

This article proposes linkage analysis as a complement to the traditional tourism-impact analysis to examine …

The Impact of 9/11 and Other Terrible Global Events on Tourism in the United States and Hawaii

This article reviews recent trends in travel and tourism in the United States and Hawaii …

Tax Incentives in Tourism: Hawaii’s Hotel Remodeling and Construction Tax Credits

Fiscal incentives are widely used by governments around the world to attract private investment in …

Report on the Economic Impact of the University of Hawai’i System December 2000