25 Saxonbury Gardens
David McEwen is a freelance Tourism Statistician/Economist and Financial Analyst, specialising in statistics, sample surveys and economic and financial analyses and modelling. He has more than thirty years of experience working in UK and overseas, collaborating with leading consulting firms.
His fields of expertise are in cost benefit analyses (EIRR), investment analyses (FIRR & ROI) for infrastructure investments, for private sector investments and for marketing and operational initiatives. Many analyses are carried out in Excel.
A specialism is sample surveys using SPSS/ Excel, including online surveys using SurveyGizmo. Also, he prepares Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSAs) in accordance with the UNWTO system - covering all aspects including inbound tourism, cruise visitors, domestic tourism, outbound tourism, supply statistics, employment and capital formation.
He has extensive experience in tourism economic impact studies with more than twenty such assignments over the last thirty years, many focusing upon jobs and local incomes. He is familiar with the key models on economic impact. He undertakes capacity building for tourism statisticians, with training workshops.