Department of Tourism, Events & Attractions: Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Dr. Alvarez’s research focus is on issues related to fisheries, coastal adaptation and mitigation of climate change impacts, valuation of ecosystem services, and modeling coupled social-ecological systems. Past research focused on recreation, water, fisheries, and invasive species, and uses methods including non-market valuation, bioeconomic modeling, optimization, and applied econometrics.
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UCF Hospitality Researchers’ Expertise Is Tapped for Global Sustainable Tourism Report
University of Central Florida hospitality researchers have co-authored an international report that identifies ways to ensure sustainable coastal and marine tourism around the globe. These…
New Tool from UCF-led Team Shows Homeowners and Renters the True Cost of Disasters
In some areas of the Southeast, such as Florida, the housing market is booming, but with hurricanes and other natural disasters posing annual threats, the…