Ofelia Betancor


Ofelia Betancor

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Professional experience

Ofelia Betancor (ES) is Associate professor of Economics at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), and currently the Head of the Department of Applied Economic Analysis.

She has been teaching at ULPGC since 1989, and at the University Carlos III in Madrid where she collaborates in the Master in Industrial Economics and Markets since 2006. She has also taken part in many research projects at national and international level.

Currently she is Vice-Chair of COST Action TU1408 Air Transport and Regional Development. She has also collaborated with the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, having participated in several missions in Latin America and the Caribbean as specialist in air transport and project evaluation.

Ofelia holds two doctorate degrees in Economics (University of Leeds, 2011, and University of Las Palmas, 1998).

She is a co-author of the IADB Manual for the assessment of transport projects and has intensively collaborated in the preparation of the Spanish Guidelines on economic evaluation of transport projects.

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