Dr Juan Carlos Martin

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Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


He has more than 16 years of professional experience in the field of transport economics in the areas of urban transport, air transport and its regulation. Dr. Martin has participated as expert and consultant in some projects of the European Union (EU) and other international top-level institutions, such as, The World Bank and the Ministry of Public Works in Spain. He is co-author of 4 books and monographs; guest editor on some special issues of scholarly journals. He has authored or co-authored more than 80 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters since 1993 in the field of tourism and transport economics. In the last 20 years he has given over 100 presentations at international conferences.


He is Full Professor of the Applied Economic Analysis Department at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Juan Carlos Martín holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) and is a graduate in Mathematics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He was the Director for the Ph.D. Program “Integral Development and Innovation for Tourist Destinations” for the period 2010-2015. In his area of expertise, professor Martín is an active member of the Research Institute (TIDES) “Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development. This institute was created by the Autonomous Government of the Canary Islands in order to promote excellence in research and education within the field of Social Science. He is the European Regional Editor of Transportation Journal and the Vice-President of Nectar.  He is currently a Visiting Professor around the world, and has taught transport and tourism courses in Belgium, the UK, Portugal, Ecuador, Bolivia, Spain and Morocco


Juan Carlos Martin is supervisor of ESR7.  ESR7 will focus on perform the economic evaluation, using the discrete choice methodology, to measure in monetary terms the burden of bone anomalies in European fish farms, evaluating the risk and prediction of skeleton anomalies as well as the effect of preventive measures developed and applied by fish farmers.

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