Cardiff Business School People

Professor Calvin Jones

Professor of Economics

Email:
JonesC24@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 208 75470
Location:
C09a, Aberconway Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
  • Economy-Environment ad hoc Research Project – Environment Agency Wales, 2008
  • Major Event Evaluation Pilot Study – UK Sport (With Sheffield Hallam), 2008
  • Tourism Impact and Planning Model for Wales (Phase 3) – VisitWales, 2008
  • Understanding Tourism's Economic Impact – North West Development Agency, 2008
  • Economic Impact & Strategic Assessment of Community Housing Cymru – CH Cymru
  • The Economic Impact of the 2007 UEFA Cup Final– Glasgow Marketing (with Experian), 2007
  • An Evaluation of the 2006 Rally of Great Britain – Welsh Assembly Government, 2007
  • Economic Impact of S4C 2007 (with DTZ) for S4C (£40,000)
  • Review of the Regional Tourism Partnerships 2007 for Visit Wales
  • Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare for Wales – 2007 for WAG
  • The Impact of Nuclear Incidents – 2007 for Health Protection Agency
  • Review of the Tourism Training Forum Wales 2006 for Visit Wales
  • Environmental Satellite Accounts – Scoping Study 2006 (with DTZ) for WAG

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

Award type: Research

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

Award type: Research

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

Award type: Services

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

Award type: Research

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

Award type: Research

Calvin has contributed to the following projects

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

Award type: Research

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

Award type: Research

Marine energy economic study

31 March 2013 to 30 May 2013

Sponsored by Regeneris

Led by Professor Max Munday with Professor Calvin Jones

Award type: Research

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

Award type: Research

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

Award type: Research

PhD supervision research interests

  • Environmental & Ecological economics
  • Impact of non-traditional economic activities on the physical environment
  • Measurement issues around the above

Academics predict Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will generate £300 million in Wales

Wednesday 4 December 2013

Professor Calvin Jones and Professor Max Munday from the Welsh Economy Research Unit (WERU) based at Cardiff Business School have examined the economic effects the planned construction of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will have on Wales and the UK.

City Promotion Will Bring Benefits to the Welsh Capital

Tuesday 16 April 2013

Professor Calvin Jones assesses the impact that Cardiff City's promotion can have on the city.

Additional activities

  • UN World Tourism Organisation Committee on TSA and Economics of Tourism
  • Urban and Regional Economics Seminar Group (Committee Member & 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