Adelaida Lillo-Bañuls

Adelaida Lillo-Bañuls
University of Alicante | UA · Departamento de Análisis Económico Aplicado

PhD and Associate Professor

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Introduction
Adelaida Lillo-Bañuls currently works at University of Alicante. She is associate professor in the Department of Applied Economic Analysis of Degree , Master and Doctorate and member of the University Institute of International Economics and the University Institute of Tourism Studies. She has been coordinator of the Official Master in Tourism Management and Planning and later, of the Official Master of Applied Economics. Awarded in 2007 with the "International Prize of Tourist Studies Gabriel Escarrer" Cátedra Sol Meliá (UIB), and in 2008, with the Extraordinary Doctorate Award. Main research:Tourism sector, Human capital and tourism, Educational mismatch, Educational returns and tourism, commuting, offshoring, DEA model, Higher education..

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Publications (46)
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Entender el concepto de competitividad turística como un concepto complejo y multidimensional. Analizar los factores que determinan la competitividad de empresas y destinos turís�ticos. Examinar las principales medidas de competitividad existentes para la toma de deci�siones por empresas y destinos. Conocer la importancia del capital humano como es...
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Coinciding with the onset of the economic crisis in 2007, a reshoring process, consisting in the return to the home country of part or all of the activities previously offshored abroad can be observed in all advanced economies. This study aims to analyse for first time whether this strategy has affected the tourism sector. The results show that bet...
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La situación provocada por la pandemia causada por el COVID-19 ha hecho replantearse todo el sistema educativo en muy poco tiempo. En el ámbito universitario en concreto, la transformación de las clases presenciales a un sistema online o dual, incluidos los procedimientos de evaluación, se han desarrollado por necesidad, en ocasiones sin una adecua...
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El capital humano es un elemento clave para el logro de objetivos en términos de competitividad y crecimiento del sector de turismo en España. En este trabajo se utilizan datos muy recientes (procedentes de la Encuesta de Calidad de Vida en el Trabajo, ECVT) para abordar tres aspectos fundamentales en su análisis: el rendimiento educativo que los t...
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Reshoring of services emerged in advanced economies barely a decade ago. It has hardly been analysed and there are no academic studies on its possible effects. This study addresses two objectives: The measurement of the reshoring of services in Spain for 2008 to 2010; and its impact on employment. The results reveal that there is a percentage reduc...
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Free eprints: https://rsa.tandfonline.com/eprint/RyDNyt6CUeSsHirRIVMR/full This paper examines the relationship between commuting time and satisfaction with different life domains. Based on data for Spain, the results show that commuting time exerts a negative impact on all areas of satisfaction for male and female workers, and that longer commute...
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This study analyzes for the first time for Spain the impact of the service offshoring on the employmentof the service sector•The data drawn from the Input-Output Tables of Spain’s National Accounts•The empirical analysis is carried out by estimating a labour demand function with constant elasticityof substitution (CES), with panel data methods•The...
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The offshoring of services has steadily expanded in recent years and acquired growing importance in certain tourism subsectors. The present study analyses for the first time the offshoring indices and the trend seen in tourism services, based on input–output data (Spanish National Accounts) during the 2000–2007 expansive period. A distinction is ma...
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Employees’ job satisfaction influences their commitment, affects quality and productivity and is, therefore, crucial for a labour-intensive industry such as tourism. In this article, the determinants of job satisfaction are examined in comparative terms for tourism workers versus those employed in the rest of the service sector. In contrast with pr...
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Abstract. Exploring the Ties Between Commuting and Residence Change in Spain: An Analysis with Individual Data This article discusses the determinants of two of the most significant types of workers’ mobility: travel-to-work commuting and changes in the place of residence. It explores, in particular, the extent to which these phenomena influence ea...
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The application of information and communications technologies (ICTs) to higher education is an essential element in the improvement of open and flexible teaching–learning. This is particularly important for students of tourism, a sector in which the relationship with technological processes and their everyday use is increasing. This article descri...
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This study evaluates the technical efficiency of the learning-teaching process in higher education using a three-stage procedure that offers advances in comparison to previous studies and improves the quality of the results. First, it utilizes a multiple stage Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) with contextual variables. Second, the levels of super ef...
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2015.1095996 This article considers the role that diverse spatial variables play in explaining overeducation. Unlike previous analyses of the Spanish case, we have directly tested the links between current mobility (commuting and migration) and overeducation, and in contrast to previous literature, we have include...
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Full text: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/KDyMCCJzvKWETDJPFZWW/full This article analyses the interrelationship between educational mismatch, wages and job satisfaction in the Spanish tourism sector in the first years of the global economic crisis. It is shown that there is a much higher incidence of over-education among workers in the Spanish...
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This paper analyses the productivity growth of the SUMA tax offices located in Spain evolved between 2004 and 2006 by using Malmquist Index based on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) models. It goes a step forward by smoothed bootstrap procedure which improves the quality of the results by generalising the samples, so that the conclusions obtained fr...
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The significant changes which have taken place in recent years have modified the panorama of the world tourism market and made it face new challenges and opportunities. This has created the need to study the new factors and strategies which guarantee the competitiveness of firms belonging to this sector. Among other things, it becomes undoubtedly e...
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This two-volume work comprises a selection of seminal articles published over the past decade that have significantly advanced the study of tourism economics. The papers have been selected for their theoretical contributions as well as their contribution to informed policy making. Volume I comprises articles representing advances in the areas of de...
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This paper analyses the individual returns to education in the Spanish tourism sector. The results, which are robust to different specifications of Mincer earnings regressions, show that the earnings returns to schooling for tourism workers are only half those for all other sectors, and that the difference in returns between these two groups has in...
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Since their emergence, new Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) are being increasingly employed in all areas of society and the economy. Education is no exception, with numerous studies and experiences that illustrate how implementing technological tools substantially improves the performance and productivity of training on every educ...
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El capital humano es un elemento clave para el logro de objetivos en términos de competitividad y crecimiento del sector de turismo en España. En este trabajo se utilizan datos muy recientes (procedentes de la Encuesta de Calidad de Vida en el Trabajo, ECVT) para abordar tres aspectos fundamentales en su análisis: el rendimiento educativo que los t...
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Nuevos métodos tecnológico-educativos en la economía del turismo
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The authors analyse private returns to education in the Spanish tourism sector - that is, the increase in salary associated with an additional year of study. Mincer-type functions are estimated, drawing on a large sample from the Spanish Survey on Working Conditions, which allows robust estimations. Unlike previous analyses, the existence of an abi...
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This paper presents empirical evidence on the returns to education in Spain using the Survey on the Quality of Life in the Workplace. Five waves of the survey have been pooled to build a dataset for which Mincer-type earning functions are estimated. Unlike other analyses experience is computed as actual and not potential experience, and a variable...
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The growing importance of international competition is converting the tourism sector into a global industry, accelerating the formation of multinational tourism service providers. Tourism activities, made up of a series of companies of varying types, have been affected by the liberalisation of the services sector, particularly the deregulation of t...
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Estrategias de internacionalización de grandes empresas turísticas españolas, fundamentalmente cadenas hoteleras: Un estudio de casos.
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El crecimiento y expansión de las cadenas hoteleras ha llevado a que éstas sitúen su mirada en la internacionalización de sus actividades, desarrollando estrategias de inversión extranjera directa en diferentes países. En este trabajo se presentan los principales resultados de un estudio de casos de seis grupos turísticos vacacionales españoles imp...
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The key role that tourism education and training plays in the competitive strategies of the sector is an idea which is largely accepted by the different agents that make up the tourism industry (private institutions, businessmen/women, workers, public sector, universities, professional training sectors, etc). Therefore, it is a proven fact that the...
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Este trabajo presenta un análisis empírico de los rendimientos educativos en trabajadores del sector turístico. Concretamente, las relaciones entre el nivel de educación y los ingresos, los aspectos teóricos de capital humano que sirven de base para entender las diferencias salariales en función del nivel educativo y su modelización con ecuaciones...
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este trabajo de investigación ganador del IV Premio Internacional de Estudios Turísticos Gabriel Escarrer (Cátedra Sol Melià) aporta un valioso enfoque y a su valor como investigación añade su utilidad como instrumento para tener en cuenta en las estrategias de política turística. Por todo lo cual, la investigación realizada supone un trabajo de in...
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En este trabajo se reflexiona sobre el papel del capital humano como factor estratégico para el logro de objetivos de competitividad y diferenciación en las organizaciones turísticas. Asimismo, se plantea la necesidad de establecer distintas escalas de alcance en la formación turística para poder determinar las posibles líneas de actuación en las p...
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Un marco de análisis del capital humano en turismo
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This paper studies the returns on education for workers in the Spanish tourism sector through wage equations and analysis of the extent to which education results in higher returns. The authors employ an extended Mincer model in which additional variables influencing wage rates, apart from education and experience, are included. The combined effect...
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This paper presents empirical evidence on the returns to education in Spain using the Survey on the Quality of Life in the Workplace. Five waves (1999-2003) of the survey have been pooled to build a dataset for which Mincer-type earning functions are estimated. Unlike other analyses experience is computed as actual and not potential experience, and...

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The project, whose principal researchers are José M. Casado-Díaz and Hipólito Simón, is currently funded by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (Agencia Estatal de Investigación, IEI) and ERDF (European Union), Grant Number: CSO2017‐86474‐R. It was previously supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Grant CSO2014-55780-C3-2-P, National Plan of R&D&I), 2015-2018. The project focuses on (a) the delineation and analysis of labour market areas based on information on aggregate commuting flows, including the proposal of new regionalisation algorithms and assessment tools and (b) the study of commuting patterns based on statistical microdata.