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Dr Eden Jiao
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Eden Jiao

Assistant Professor


Dr Eden Jiao is an Assistant Professor in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Before joining the school, she obtained her PhD degree in tourism research at University of Surrey in the UK. Her main research interests include tourism demand modelling and forecasting and spatial econometrics.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • PhD in Tourism Research (2021) University of Surrey, UK
  • BA in Mathematical Science (2017) Carnegie Mellon University, US

Professional Qualifications

  • IUT (Introduction to University Teaching) (2022)
  • WSET level II (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) (2022) Pass with merit
  • GCLT (Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching) (2021)

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Tourism Economics
  • Research Methods
  • Financial Management

Research Interests

  • Tourism demand modelling and forecasting
  • Spatial Econometrics
  • Quantitative methods in tourism studies

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