Dr Amaya Vega- Research Fellow, Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU), NUI Galway

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    Amaya is a research fellow in the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) at NUI Galway. She holds a Ph.D. from University College Dublin, Ireland (Economics, 2007). Her research interests include marine and maritime economics, the effects of transport on regional development, the assessment of the sustainability of transport systems and the analysis of transport demand. Amaya has experience in the development of socio-economic indicators for sustainability and accessibility in a transport context. Since  joining SEMRU in July 2012, Amaya has been involved in the assessment of methodologies for the valuation of Ireland’s ocean economy and its impact on the national economy.


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