DepTH Seminar and Presentation on Air Transport, Tourism and Economic Development.
by Dr Eric Njoya, Senior Lecturer in Air Transport Economics and Management, Huddersfield University.
Eric, graduated with a PhD in Economics from the Bremen University of Applied Sciences. His current research areas include:
· Analysing economic impacts of aviation on regional development;
· Estimating impacts of tourism on poverty relief in developing countries; and
· Applying and developing models to analyse questions relevant to air transport in Africa.
His recent works involved the application of computable general equilibrium models to assess the economic and distributional impacts of air transport liberalization and tourism as well as using cost benefit analysis to evaluate investments in airport infrastructure.
Neelu Seetaram (PhD Economics)