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João Romão

  • PhD
  • Post Doc Researcher
  • University of Algarve
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Post-doc Researcher (University of Algarve). Founding member of the Regional Science Academy; co-chair of the cluster on "Leisure, Tourism and Recreation" (NECTAR). PhD inTourism at University of Algarve (2012); MsC in Economics and Management of Science and Technology (1995) and BA in Economics (1991) at Technical University of Lisbon. Visiting Researcher at Yale University (USA, 2010), VU-Amsterdam (Netherlands, 2010-2013) and Hokkaido University (Japan, 2012). Guest Lecturer at Hokkaido University (2015-2017). Working experiences in local (city council and consultant) and regional development (consultant). Experience in journalism, media production and web contents.

Recent publications

  • Integrative diversification of wellness tourism services in rural areas-An operational framework model applied to East Hokkaido (Japan)

    • Romão J
    • Machino K
    • Nijkamp P
  • Seasonality and regional productivity in the Spanish accommodation sector

    • Saito H
    • Romão J

Professional experience

Post Doc Researcher

University of Algarve

November 2015 - Present

Auxiliar Professor

Universidade Lusíada

February 2014 - July 2015(a year)

Co-authors (105)