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Yr Athro Calvin Jones

Yr Athro Calvin Jones

Professor of Economics

Ysgol Busnes Caerdydd

+44 (0)29 2087 5470
T07, Adeilad Aberconwy, Rhodfa Colum, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3EU

Calvin holds a PhD in the Economics of Tourism and Major Events. His research interests focus on the environmental impact of economic activity, particularly 'non-traditional' activities such as tourism and sport.

He has been involved in the development of a number of measurement tools for sustainability, including the pilot Environmental Satellite Accounts for Wales and the Tourism Environmental Satellite Account for Wales.

His work has been widely published, and in several languages, and he is an expert invitee to the UN World Tourism Organisation's Committee on Tourism Satellite Accounts and Economics of Tourism.

Additional activities

  • UN World Tourism Organisation Committee on TSA and Economics of Tourism
  • Urban and Regional Economics Seminar Group (Committee Member and Secretary)
  • Regional Science Association British & Irish Section (Committee Member 2004-8)
  • EURNEST European Association of Sports Economists
  • Scholar of the Advanced Institute of Management (AIM)
  • Cynnal Cymru Economists Reference Group




















PhD supervision research interests

  • Environmental & Ecological economics,
  • mpact of non-traditional economic activities on the physical environment
  • Measurement issues around the above

Research projects

  • Economy-Environment ad hoc Research Project – Environment Agency Wales, 2008
  • Major Event Evaluation Pilot Study – UK Sport (With Sheffield Hallam), 2008
  • Tourism Impact and Planning Model for Wales (Phase 3) – VisitWales, 2008
  • Understanding Tourism's Economic Impact – North West Development Agency, 2008
  • Economic Impact & Strategic Assessment of Community Housing Cymru – CH Cymru
  • The Economic Impact of the 2007 UEFA Cup Final– Glasgow Marketing (with Experian), 2007
  • An Evaluation of the 2006 Rally of Great Britain – Welsh Assembly Government, 2007
  • Economic Impact of S4C 2007 (with DTZ) for S4C (£40,000)
  • Review of the Regional Tourism Partnerships 2007 for Visit Wales
  • Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare for Wales – 2007 for WAG
  • The Impact of Nuclear Incidents – 2007 for Health Protection Agency
  • Review of the Tourism Training Forum Wales 2006 for Visit Wales
  • Environmental Satellite Accounts – Scoping Study 2006 (with DTZ) for WAG

Calvin has led the following projects

Monitoring and evaluation framework of four Welsh Government strategic E4G projects - Phase 2
13 August 2012 to 13 January 2015
Sponsored by Welsh Government
Led by Professor Calvin Jones with Professor Max Munday and Mr Neil Roche

Linking Welsh economy and environment
11 July 2013 to 10 April 2014
Sponsored by Natural Resources Wales
Led by Professor Calvin Jones with Dr Jane Bryan, Professor Max Munday, Dr Annette Roberts and Mr Neil Roche

Tourism analysis and services
19 October 2012 to 30 July 2013
Sponsored by The Meeting Professionals International Foundation via Leeds Metropolitan University
Led by Professor Calvin Jones

Developing the tourism satellite account and impact planning model
1 March 2010 to 28 February 2013
Sponsored by Visit Wales
Led by Professor Calvin Jones with Professor Max Munday and Dr Annette Roberts

Feasibility study on a virtual tourism observatory
30 September 2011 to 31 January 2013
Sponsored by Office for National Statistics
Led by Professor Calvin Jones

Calvin has contributed to the following projects

Environment for growth, Wales coastal path and communities and nature
19 August 2012 to 29 June 2014
Sponsored by Countryside Council for Wales
Led by Professor Max Munday with Professor Calvin Jones and Mr Neil Roche

Cardiff events research analysis
31 July 2013 to 30 March 2014
Sponsored by Cardiff Harbour Authority
Led by Mr Neil Roche with Professor Calvin Jones and Professor Max Munday

Marine energy economic study
31 March 2013 to 30 May 2013
Sponsored by Regeneris
Led by Professor Max Munday with Professor Calvin Jones

Energy job multiplier
4 December 2012 to 2 May 2013
Sponsored by Welsh Government
Led by Professor Max Munday with Dr Jane Bryan and Professor Calvin Jones

Linking the Welsh economy to the environment
30 April 2012 to 29 April 2013
Sponsored by Environment Agency Wales
Led by Professor Max Munday with Dr Jane Bryan, Professor Calvin Jones and Mr Neil Roche

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