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Professor Calvin Jones

Professor Calvin Jones

Deputy Dean for Public Value and External Relations

Cardiff Business School

Email
jonesc24@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5470
Campuses
T07, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

Overview

Calvin holds a PhD in the Economics of Tourism and Major Events. 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 research interests focus on sustainable regional development, energy economics, and AI, automation and future skills. 

Calvin is currently Deputy Dean (Public Value & External Relations) at Cardiff Business School. He is a failed novelist, rock star and screen writer, but served a successful and rewarding period in Nelson Mandela's security detail. He is a winner of both the Moss Madden Medal in regional science, and the People's Choice Award at the 1996 International Snow Sculpting Championships. 

Biography

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

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PhD supervision research interests

  • Environmental & Ecological economics,
  • Impact of non-traditional economic activities on the physical environment
  • AI, Automation, future skills and regional development

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

Superfast Broadband Business Explotation ature
2015 - 20202
Sponsored by European Union ERDF
Led by Professor Max Munday with Professor Calvin Jones, Dr Annette Roberts, Dr Dylan Henderson and Mr Neil Roche

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