Program Headship


University of the Balearics Islands

 Francina Orfila

FrancinaShe is a Professor at University of the Balearic Islands. She has been a visiting researcher in Universidad Carlos III (Madrid-Spain), Roskilde University Center (Denmark) and Innsbruck University (Austria). She received a Doctorate in Business Administration at Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain, in 2003. Her research includes managerial and corporate economics with a special focus on technological change, innovation and environmental management in the services and tourism industries. She has authored scholarly publications mainly in JCR ranked journals (e.g., Research Policy, Omega or Tourism Management). She takes part in competitive national and regional research projects. Contact Francina Orfila

 Maria Sard


She is Professor of the Applied Economics Deparment at the Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB) where she teaches Industrial Organization. Her research interest include tourism economics with special emphasis on intermediation. Main results of her work have been published in academic Journals like Tourism Management and Tourism Economics. She has taken part in several research projects on  tourism economics. Contact Maria Sard.