Keynote speakers

In this edition, we will have the following prestigious keynote speakers:


Onil Banerjee is a Natural Resource Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank in the United States and his presentation, prepared together with Martín Cicowiez from the University of La Plata, will be entitled “Economic Analysis of Public Investments in Tourism”.

Gabriel Brida is a Professor in Economic Dynamics and Director of the Department of Quantitative Methods in Economics in the University of the Republic, in Uruguay. His presentation at the conference will be entitled “Economic growth, development and tourism performance: a comparative analysis for Latin America”.

Haiyan Song is Chair Professor and Associate Dean (Research) of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His presentation at the conference will be entitled ‘Establishing Causality – The Role of Economic Theory in Empirical Research’.