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Prof. James Deegan



James Deegan is Professor of Tourism Policy and Director of the National Centre for Tourism Policy Studies at the University of Limerick. An economist by training, his research interests are in tourism policy, international economics and development economics. He has published widely on Irish tourism policy.

Research Interests

Economics of Tourism. All aspects of tourism policy.

Professional Activities


  • 1983 University College Dublin - MA
  • 1982 University College Dublin - BA