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: kunwang@uibe.edu.cn 


POSITION AND EDUCATION 

Jan 2020- Now

Associate Professor

School of International Trade and Economics,

University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

 

Sept 2018- 2019

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

2018- now        Editorial Board Member, Transport Policy

2019- now        Vice-chairman, SIG-B1 Supply Chain Management, and Scientific Committee member of WCTRS  

ACADEMIC AWARDS

2019

Best Paper on Topic Area A, Transport Modes General of 15th WCTR conference, Mumbai, India

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

1. Wang, K., Jiang, C., Ng, A. K., & Zhu, Z., 2020. Air and rail connectivity patterns of major city clusters in China. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 139, 35-53.

2. Oum, T. H., & Wang, K.*, 2020. Socially optimal lockdown and travel restrictions for fighting communicable virus including COVID-19. Transport Policy, 96, 94-100.

3. Fu, X., Lei, Z., Liu, S., Wang, K*., & Yan, J., 2020. On-time performance policy in the Chinese aviation market-An innovation or disruption?. Transport Policy. (in press)

4. Choi, J. H., Park, Y., Wang, K.*, & Xia, W., 2020. Whether low-cost-carrier passengers spend more on duty-free goods at the airport? Evidence from Incheon International Airport. Journal of Air Transport Management86, 101834.

5. Li, H., Wang, K.*, Yu, K., & Zhang, A., 2020. Are conventional train passengers underserved after entry of high-speed rail?-evidence from Chinese intercity markets. Transport Policy, 95, 1-9.

6. Wang, K., Tsui, W. H. K., Li, L. B., Lei, Z., & Fu, X., 2020. Entry pattern of low-cost carriers in New Zealand-The impact of domestic and trans-Tasman market factors. Transport Policy, 93, 36-45.

7. Yang, H., Ma, W., Wang, Q., Wang, K., & Zhang, Y., 2020. Welfare implications for air passengers in the era of high-speed rail in China. Transport Policy. (in press)

8. Wang, K., Fu, X., Czerny, A. I., Hua, G., Lei, Z., 2020. Modeling the potential for aviation liberalization in Central Asia–Market analysis and implications for the Belt and Road Initiative. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 134, 184-210.

9. Wang, K., Yang, H., Zhang, A., 2020. Seaport adaptation to climate change-related disasters: terminal operator market structure and inter-and intra-port coopetition. Spatial Economic Analysis, 1-25.

10. Li, L. B., Fu, X., Lei, Z., Wang, K., Seno-Alday, S., 2020. Quantifying market potential for sustainable air connectivity improvement–A counterfactual analysis based on augmented gravity model estimates. Research in Transportation Business & Management, 100425.

11. Xia, W., Jiang, C., Wang, K.*, Zhang, A., 2019. Air-rail revenue sharing in a multi-airport system: Effects on traffic and social welfare. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 121, 304-319.

12. Yu, H., Zhang, Y.*, Zhang, A., Wang, K., Cui, Q., 2019. Airline efficiency performance and drivers in China and India: A dynamic network DEA approach. Research in Transportation Economics, 76, 100746.

13. Yuan, H., Wang, K., Yang, H.*, Wang, C., 2019. The impact of rail dispatch system reform on import by rail- empirical evidence from a natural experiment in China. Transport Policy 79, 165-176.

14. Choi, J. H.*, Wang, K., Xia, W., Zhang, A., 2019. Determining factors of air passengers’ transfer airport choice in the Southeast Asia–North America market: Managerial and policy implications. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice124, 203-216.

15. Oum, T., Wang, K.*, Yan, J., 2019. Measuring the effects of open skies agreements on bilateral passenger flow and service export and import trades. Transport Policy 74, 1-14.

16. Yan, J., Fu., X.*, Oum, T., Wang, K., 2019. Airline horizontal mergers and productivity: empirical evidence from a natural experiment in China. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 62, 358-376.

17. Li, H., Yu, K., Wang, K., Zhang, A.*, 2018. Market power and its determinants in the Chinese Railway industry. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 120, 261-276.

18. Choo, Y.*, Corbo, L., Wang, K., 2018. Joint impact of airline market structure and airport ownership on airport market power and profit margin. Transport Policy 72, 67-78.

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

20. 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: Methodological 114, 99-130.

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

22. 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, 291-305.

23. Wang, K., Zhang, A., Zhang, Y*., 2018. Key determinants of airline pricing and air travel demand in China and India. Transport Policy 63, 80-89.

24. 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, 490-508.

25. 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, 472-489.

26. 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, 105-120.

27. 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 71, 253-262.

28. 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, 101-112.

29. 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, 3-16.

30. 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, 35-49.

31. 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, 3-14.

32. 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, 50-58. 

33. 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, 386-408.  

BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Randrianarisoa, L., Wang, K., Zhang, A., 2020. Insights from recent economic modeling on port adaptation to climate change (Maritime Transport and Regional Sustainability), ed. Adolf Ng, Jason Monios & Changmin Jiang, Elsevier. Forthcoming. 

2. 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. 

3. 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. 

4. 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. 

PROJECT AND REPORT 

Project title: The impact of market competition on flight delay and its economic cost estimation – Application of game theory and big data National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (from 2020-2023; 200,000 RMB).   

Project title: Port adaptation investment for climate-change related disasters: the impact of inter- and intra-port coopetition. Social Science Foundation of Ministry of Education, China (from 2019-2021; 80,000 RMB).  

Project title: “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) 

REFEREE SERVICES 

Ad-hoc referee: International Journal of Industrial Organization; Economic Modelling ; Transportation Research Part A;  Transportation Research Part D,  Transportation Research Part E;  Journal of Air Transport Management;  Transport Policy;  Maritime Policy and Management;  Journal of Advanced Transportation;  Case Studies on Transport Policy 

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).