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Dr Marta Jacob Escauriaza
Dr Marta Jacob Escauriaza
Senior Lecturer

    Dr Marta Jacob Escauriaza


    Brief CV

    She was born in Getxo, Vizcaya in 1968. Associate Professor of the Department of Applied Economics University of the Balearic Islands since 2009. Previously, she has been full-time lecturer at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (1991-2000), partial-time lecturer at the University of the Balearic Islands (2000-2002), associate researcher at IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB) from 2001 to 2002 and Assistant Professor at the University of the Balearic Islands (2002-2009).

    PhD in Economics, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and MA in Econometrics, University of Essex (UK). General Director of R&D&I, Balearic Islands Government (2004-2007). Research focuses mainly on agricultural economics, innovation in services and tourism, hotel pricing and circular economy in tourism. Papers in Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Vacation Marketing, Journal of Agricultural Economics, Tourism Management and Tourism Economics, co-editor of two books (Series: Innovation and Tourism, Cognizant Ed) and author of the Encyclopedia of Tourism (Springer 2015). Researcher in competitive funded R&D projects of Spanish National R+D+I Programme, Interreg Programmes and IV Framework Programme and consultant for the European Commission (DG Regional Policy and DG Employment), Government of Chile, Balearic Islands Government and COTEC Foundation for Technological Innovation, among others. Member of the Commissions of Business R&D and R&D Governance of the COTEC Foundation (2004-2007). She organizes an annual Innovation Conference in Tourism ( with the Fundaciˇ BIT.


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    Teaching, 5 previous years

    Subject Degree
    10590 - Tourism Policy
    • Master's in Euro-Mediterranean Relations2014-15
    • Master's in Tourism and Environmental Economics2014-15
    11463 - Innovation in Tourism
    11483 - Master's Thesis
    11508 - Master's Thesis
    • Master's in Economics of Tourism: Monitoring and Evaluation2015-16
    20600 - Economic Environment
    20629 - Final Degree Project
    21222 - Final Degree Project
    29100 - Economic Environment
    • Degree in Tourism (Felipe Moreno Affiliated Centre)2014-15
    29125 - Macroeconomic Analysis of Tourism
    • Degree in Tourism (Felipe Moreno Affiliated Centre)2014-15


    Research groups

    Group Membership type
    4MAC- Tourist and Educational Research Main researcher
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