2014 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics

Country: Spain

City: Barcelona

Abstr. due: 05.09.2014

Dates: 27.11.14 — 28.11.14

Area Of Sciences: Economics and management; Sociology;

Organizing comittee e-mail: aqr_workshop@ub.edu

Organizers: Technical University of Lisbon and Editor of Tourism Economics


AQR-IREA will host the Workshop on Cultural Tourism and Sustainable Urban Development, that will take place on November 27th - 28th, 2014 in Barcelona. The aim of this workshop is to deeply analyse the relationship among cultural tourism, heritage and economic growth. The regional/local dimension will be one of the topics to consider. Also the relationship between cultural tourism and sustainable urban development will be analyzed.

The 2014 AQR-IREA workshop is also the 5th international ERSA Workshop.

Furthermore, successful papers will be published in a Special Issue of Tourism Economics on the same topic.

The accepted papers (around 7) will be presented in plenary sessions that will complement the keynote speaker presentation.

Key-words: Cultural heritage, economic impact, tourism and growth, cultural tourism, sustainable urban development, economic impact of cultural tourism.

Conference Web-Site: http://www.ub.edu/aqr/anterior/workshop2014/