Jose Ruiz Chico is a Professor,University of Cádiz,Spain

Jose Ruiz Chico


Organizing Committee Member


University of Cádiz



José Ruiz Chico has a degree in Economic and Business Sciences from the University of Extremadura and a PhD from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, in the Department of "Economics and Agricultural Social Sciences". His doctoral thesis was "Analysis of the value of the traceability of Spanish meat products", with the highest grade.

Since 2010, he is a professor at the University of Cádiz (Spain), in the Department of General Economics and in the area of Analytical Economics, teaching Macroeconomics and Microeconomics courses at the undergraduate level in Business Administration and Management. Marketing and Market Research, as well as in Masters, especially in Agri-Food and Management and Public Administration. Previously, he was a professor at the University of Wales (UK) for ten years.

He has more than fifty publications in books and indexed journals on food and the primary sector, highlighting work on agri-food competitiveness both regionally and internationally. In the same way, he has presented his research results in some forty prestigious national and international congresses. He has also participated in several research projects related to agri-food and tourism.


  1. Social Acceptance of Aquaculture in Andalusian Atlantic Coast (Spain): An Emerging Economy Sector Foods 2020-07-10 | journal-article DOI: 10.3390/foods9070910 Fuente:Crossref
  2. Tourism and the SDGs: An Analysis of Economic Growth, Decent Employment, and Gender Equality in the European Union (2009–2018) Sustainability 2020-07-07 | journal-article DOI: 10.3390/su12135480
  3. Acceptance of aquaculture as compared with traditional fishing in the province of Cadiz (Spain): an empirical study from the standpoint of social carrying capacity Reviews in Aquaculture 2020-05-30 | journal-article DOI: 10.1111/raq.12442 Fuente:Crossref
  4. A Bibliometric Analysis of Sports Tourism and Sustainability (2002–2019) Sustainability 2020-04-02 | journal-article DOI: 10.3390/su12072840 Fuente:Crossref
  5. La producción científica en el “Sector de Hostelería y Turismo”: Un análisis bibliométrico de las tesis doctorales españolas en el periodo 1978-2018 Investigaciones Turísticas 2019-12-03 | journal-article\ DOI: 10.14198/INTURI2019.18.04 Fuente:Crossref
  6. Analysis of competitiveness of agricultural exports of the European Union at the level of its Member States: A cross-sectional study | Análisis de competitividad de las exportaciones agroalimentarias de la Unión Europea a nivel de sus Estados Miembros: Un studio transversal ITEA Informacion Tecnica Economica Agraria 2016 | journal-article DOI: 10.12706/itea.2016.014 EID: 2-s2.0-84973533410 Fuente:José Ruiz ChicoviaScopus - Elsevier
  7. Human capital, investment on education and economic growth: A review and updating of regional economic asymmetry in Spain (1980-2012) | Capital humano, inversión educativa y crecimiento económico: Revisión y actualización de la asimetría económica regional en España (1980-2012) Revista de Estudios Regionales 2016 | journal-article EID: 2-s2.0-85009385510 Fuente:José Ruiz ChicoviaScopus – Elsevier
  8. Tourist bipolarity in Europe. the consolidation of mature destinations in times of crisis Cuadernos de Turismo 2016 | journal-article EID: 2-s2.0-85009242697 Fuente: José Ruiz ChicoviaScopus - Elsevier
  9. Analysis of andalucian rural areas and their tourism, from a point of view of geographic proximity to andalucian urban centers | Análisis de las zonas rurales andaluzas y su turismo, desde una óptica de proximidad geográfica a los núcleos urbanos andaluces Investigaciones Regionales 2015 | journal-article EID: 2-s2.0-84929190448 Fuente:Scopus - Elsevier
  10. Behavior over the employment crisis of variable in the tourism sector: A comparative analysis between Spain and France | Comportamento ante a crise da variable emprego no sector turístico: Análise comparativa entre España e Francia Revista Galega de Economia 2015 | journal-article EID: 2-s2.0-84948164034 Fuente:José Ruiz ChicoviaScopus - Elsevier
  11. Incidental factors on tourism recovery in different European tourist regions, an approach | Factores incidentes en la recuperación turística en la actual crisis en las diferentes regiones europeas, un análisis estático Revista de Estudios Regionales 2015 | journal-article EID: 2-s2.0-84962013758 Fuente:José Ruiz ChicoviaScopus – Elsevier
  12. Analysis of the competitiveness of Spanish agri-food exports at a regional level facing the current crisis | Análisis de la competitividad de las exportaciones agroalimentarias españolas a nivel regional ante la crisis actual Revista de Estudios Regionales 2014 | journal-article EID: 2-s2.0-84923385255 Fuente:Scopus - Elsevier
  13. Incidence of rural areas on the possible types of rural tourism: The case of Andalusia | Incidencia de las zonas rurales sobre las posibles tipologías de turismo rural: El caso de Andalucía Investigaciones Regionales 2014 | journal-article EID: 2-s2.0-84901653522 Fuente:José Ruiz ChicoviaScopus - Elsevier
  14. Value and tracking: Analysis possible wasteful sector meat by Spanish policy food safety | Valor y trazabilidad: Análisis de los posibles despilfarros en el sector cárnico español según las políticas de seguridad alimentaria Agroalimentaria 2013 | journal-article EID: 2-s2.0-84890537758 Fuente:José Ruiz ChicoviaScopus - Elsevier


Universidad Politécnica de Madrid: Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, ES 2003-10-01 hasta 2010-06-30 | Doctor

Universidad de Extremadura - Campus Badajoz:Badajoz, Extremadura, ES1991-10-01 hasta 1996-06-30 | Licenciado en Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales




  • Food competitiveness and sustainability
  • Tourism competitiveness and sustainability
  • Regional Economy