School of International Trade and Economics - University of International Business and Economics

Department of Transportation and Logistics

Wang,Kun

Dr. KUN WANG

School of International Trade and Economics

University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

10 Huixindong Road, Beijing China

Email: wqueenfox@gmail.com


POSITION AND EDUCATION

 

Sept 2018- Now

Assistant Professor

School of International Trade and Economics,

University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

 

2013- Aug 2018 

PhD

Transport Economics and Policy,

Transportation and Logistics Division, Sauder School of Business,

The University of British Columbia, Canada  

 

2010-2013

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Transport Economics and Policy,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

 

2006-2010

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Major in International Shipping Transport Logistics, Faculty of Business;

Minor in Applied Mathematics, Department of Applied Mathematics,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

 

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS

2017

Best Graduate Student Paper Award, the US Transportation Research Forum                             58th Annual Meeting, Chicago, US.

2017

Scholarship for Outstanding Chinese Overseas PhD student, awarded by the Ministry of Education of China.

2015-2017

Killam Doctoral Scholarship (the most prestigious doctoral scholarship in UBC; C$30,000 per year), The University of British Columbia.

2013-2017

Canadian National Railway Fellowship in Transportation Studies, The University of British Columbia.

2013

C K Choi Fellowship in Business Administration, The University of British Columbia.

2013

Dean Earle D MacPhee Memorial Fellowship in Business Administration.

2006-2010

Non-local Student Academic Scholarship (HK$400,000). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

 

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Note: * indicates the corresponding author

1. Wang, K*., Zhang, A., 2018. Disaster adaptation investment with inter- and intra-port competition and cooperation. Transportation Research Part B: Methodology 117, 158-189.

2. Wang, K., Xia, W., Zhang, A*., Zhang, Q., 2018. Effects of train speed on airline demand and price: Theoretical analysis and empirical evidence from a natural experiment. Transportation Research Part B: Methodology 114, pp.99-130.

3. Yan, J., Fu., X.*, Oum, T., Wang, K., 2018. Airline horizontal mergers and productivity: empirical evidence from a natural experiment in China. International Journal of Industrial Organization. In press.

4. Li, X., Jiang, C.*, Wang, K., Ma, J. 2018. Determinants of partnership levels in air-rail cooperation. Journal of Air Transport Management 71, pp. 88-96.

5. Dai, W.L., Fu, X., Yip, TL, Hu, H., Wang, K.*, 2018. Emission charge and liner shipping network configuration – an economic investigation of the Asia-Europe route. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 110, pp.291-305.

6. Wang, K., Zhang, A., Zhang, Y*., 2017. A comparison of the key determinants of airline pricing and air travel demand in China and India. Transport Policy 63, pp.80-89.

7. Zhang, Y., Zhang, A.*, Zhu, Z., Wang, K., 2017. Connectivity at Chinese airports: the evolution and drivers. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 103, pp490-508.

8. Zhang, Y.*, Wang, K., Fu, X., 2017. Air transport services in regional Australia: Demand pattern, frequency choice and airport entry. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 103, pp. 472-489.

9. Wang, K.*, Xia, W., Zhang, A., 2017. Should China further expand its high-speed rail network? Consider the low-cost carrier factor. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 100, pp105-120.

10. Gong, Q., Wang, K., Fan, X., Fu, X.*, 2017. International trade and freight network analysis- the case of Chinese air cargo sector. Journal of Transport Geography. In press.

11. Wang, K., Tsui, W.H., Liang, L., Fu, X.*, 2016. Entry pattern of low-cost carriers in Hong Kong and implications to the regional market. Journal of Air Transport Management 64, pp101-112.

12. Fu, X.*, Lei, Z., Wang, K., Yan, J., 2015. Low-cost carrier in China: Spring Airlines’ effect on market competition and its entry pattern. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 79, pp.3-16.

13. Wang, K., Fu, X. Luo, M.*, 2015. Modeling the impacts of emission trading scheme on international shipping. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 77, pp.35-49.

14. Wang, K., Fan, X., Fu, X.*, Zhou, Y., 2014. Benchmarking the performance of Chinese airlines – an investigation of productivity, yield, and cost competitiveness. Journal of Air Transport Management 38, pp.3-14.

15. Wang, K., Fu, X.*, Fan, X., 2014. Frequency and aircraft size dynamics in a concentrated growth market: The case of the Chinese domestic market. Journal of Air Transport Management 36, pp.50-58.

16. Wang, K., Ng, A. K. Y.*, Lam, J.S.L., Fu, X., 2012. Cooperation or competition? Factors and conditions affecting regional port governance in south China. Maritime Economics & Logistics 14, pp.386-408.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Note: * indicates the corresponding author for submitted papers

1. Xia, W*., Wang, K., Zhang, A., 2018. Air transport and high-speed rail in interactions in China: review on impacts of low-cost carriers, rail speed and modal integration (Advances in Airline Economics, Volume 7), ed. Xiaowen Fu & James H. Peoples, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, United Kingdom, Forthcoming.

2. Czerny, A., Fu, X., Hua, G., Lei, Z., Wang, K.*, 2018. Market development and aviation liberalization in Central Asia. In Airline Economics in Asia (Advances in Airline Economics, Volume 7), ed. Xiaowen Fu & James H. Peoples, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, United Kingdom, Forthcoming.

3. Yan, J., Fu, X.*, Oum, TH., Wang, K., 2016. The Effects of mergers on airline performance and social welfare. In Airline Efficiency (Advances in Airline Economics, Volume 5), ed. John D. Bitzan, James H. Peoples & Wesley W. Wilson, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, United Kingdom, pp. 131-59.

PAPERS UNDER REVISION AND REVIEW

Note: * indicates the corresponding author for submitted papers

1. Xia., W., Jiang, C., Wang, K.*, Zhang, A., 2018. Air-rail revenue sharing in multi-airport system: Effects on traffic and social welfare. Transportation Research Part B: Methodology. (Revision & Resubmission)

2. Fu, X.*, Wang, K., Czerny, A., Hua, G., Lei, Z., 2017. Modeling the potential for aviation liberalization in Central Asia- market analysis and implications for the one-belt-one-road initiative. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. (Revision & Resubmission)

3. Choo, Y.*, Wang, K., Corbo, L., 2017. Joint impacts of airlines market structure and airport ownership on airport market power and profitability. Transport Policy (Revision & Resubmission)

4. Li, H., Yu, K., Wang, K., Zhang, A.*, 2018. Market power and its determinants in the Chinese industry. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice (Under Review)

5. Choi, J., Wang, K., Xia, W., Zhang, A., 2018. Determining factors of air passengers’ choice of transfer airports in the Southwest Asia- North America markets: Managerial and policy implications. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. (Under Review)

6. Zhang, Y.*, Zhang, A., Yu, H., Wang, K., 2018. Airline efficiency performance and drivers in China and India: A dynamic network DEA approach. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. (Under Review)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Jan 2018

2018 AEA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, the US (Paper Presentation).

Nov 2017

64th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International (NARSC).

Sept 2017

China Air Transportation Policy and Regional Economic Development Conference, Ningbo, China.

Sept 2017

Brookings and Tsinghua Center Conference 2017 Tsinghua University Air Transportation Issues in China and Other Countries, Beijing, China

June 2017

International Transportation Economics Association (ITEA) 2017 Conference, Barcelona

April 2017

The US Transportation Research Forum 58th Annual Meeting, Chicago

July 2016

14th World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS), Shanghai, China

June 2016

20th Air Transport Research Society World Conference (ATRS 2016), Greece

May 2013

International Forum on Shipping, Ports and Airports 2013, Hong Kong, China

May 2012

International Forum on Shipping, Ports and Airports 2012, Hong Kong, China

June 2012

16th Air Transport Research Society World Conference (ATRS 2012), Taiwan

PROJECT AND REPORT

 “Exploring connectivity in landlocked developing countries: modeling the potential for aviation liberalization in Central Asia – Market analysis and implications for One – Belt- One- Road initiative”. International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries. (with Xiaowen Fu, Achim Czerny, Guowei Hua, Zheng Lei).

 “Airport government and improved regulation”. OECD Discussion Report (with Xiaowen Fu, Tae Oum, Achim Czerny, Laingo Randrianarisoa, Hanxiang Zhang, Ruowei Chen, Zheng Lei)

ACADEMIC SERVICES

Ad-hoc referee: International Journal of Industrial Organization; Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice; Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment; Journal of Air Transport Management; Transportation Research Part E; Transport Policy; Maritime Policy and Management.

AFFILIATION OF ACADEMIC ORGANIZATION

Member of US Transportation Research Forum (TRF); World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS); Air Transport Research Society (ATRS; International Transport Economics Association (ITEA).