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Researcher at the University Institute of Water and Environmental Sciences of the University of Alicante. Civil Engineer and holds a Master in Applied Economics. PhD from the University of Alicante in Water and Sustainable Development.

It has been beneficiary of a scholarship for the training of university teachers from the University of Alicante from the Office of the Vice President of Research and Knowledge Transfer of the University of Alicante (2015-2018).

Some of her most recent publications are: Water distribution management in South-East Spain: a guaranteed system in a context of scarce resources (Science of the Total Environment, 2019), Urban development model and municipal fiscal burden in Spain (Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 2018), Factors related to municipal costs of waste collection service in Spain (Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018), Reflexiones y propuestas sobre el sector agroalimentario (El sector agroalimentario: sostenibilidad, cooperación y expansión, 2017), Temporary population estimates of mass tourism destinations: the case of Benidorm (Tourism Management, 2017), Reutilización de aguas y ocio: campos de golf (Agua y territorio, 2017), Costs of providing local public services and compact population in Spanish urbanised areas (Land Use Policy, 2016).


Patricia Fernández Aracil

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