Javier Tapia

Javier Tapia is a Doctor in Economics, statistician and economist. Associate Professor in the Department of Economic Analysis of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Zaragoza and member of the University Institute for Research in Employment, Digital Society and Sustainability (IEDIS). His teaching activity is limited to the Fundamentals of Economic Analysis, especially in the area of ​​mathematics. His main research has been carried out within the general framework of Environmental Economics and Natural Resources. , focusing especially on the impacts on water resources. The main areas of research have been the economic analysis of diffuse pollution by nitrates and the scarcity of water resources, Transfers of inter-basin water resources and studies related to climate change, resilience and adaptation and mitigation policies.

He has taken part as a researcher in more than 32 projects and/or national and international research contracts. Similarly, he has participated in research projects with private and public companies. As a result, it has approximately 22 publications between national and international magazines and book chapters.

Publications (selection)

  • Calvo, E., Tapia, J., & Albisu, P. (2022). Estrategia de fijación de precios en la industria hotelera. El caso del hotel Tryp Atocha Madrid. Revista de Métodos Cuantitativos para la Economía y la Empresa, 34, 263-280.
  • Tapia, J., Dieste, M., Royo, E., & Calvo, E. (2022). Factors affecting the choice of medical tourism destination: Spain as a host country. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 23(1), 115-138.
  • Tapia, J., Bielsa, J., Martínez, Y., Sauvage, S., Cakir, R., Raimonet, M., … & Sánchez-Pérez, J. M. (2020). Economic valuation of the natural service of nitrate regulation provided by rivers including dilution effects: Application to a semiarid region, the Ebro basin (Spain). Ecological Indicators, 117, 106608.
  • Burillo, J., Gonzalez-Coloma, A., Tapia, J., & Navarro-Rocha, J. (2017). Principles of medicinal and aromatic plant (MAPs) propagation, production and collection of Artemisia absinthium L. Frontiers in Horticulture Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: The Basics of Industrial Application, 1, 134-162.
  • Albiac, J., & Tapia, J. (2014). La gestión de demanda de agua frente a la política de oferta del trasvase del Ebro. Boletín CF+ S, (27).
  • Albiac, J., Esteban, E., Tapia, J., & Rivas, E. (2013). Water scarcity and droughts in Spain: Impacts and policy measures. In Drought in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions (pp. 323-339). Springer, Dordrecht.
  • Albiac, J., Calvo, E., Tapia, J., & Esteban, E. (2010). Water quality and nonpoint pollution: Comparative global analysis. Re-thinking Water and Food Security, 251.
  • Albiac, J., Tapia, J., Meyer, A., Hanemann, M., Mema, M., Calatrava, J., … & Calvo, E. (2008). Los problemas económicos de la planificación hidrológica. Revista de economía aplicada, 16(47), 25-50.