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Researcher: Zhang, W (Dr Vera Zhang)

Fields of Research

Transportation and Freight Services
Gender, Sexuality and Education
Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies

Research Objectives

International Sea Freight Transport (excl. Live Animal Transport)
Workforce Transition and Employment
Water Transport
Management of Education and Training Systems
Cultural Understanding

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An empirical analysis of maritime cluster evolution from the port development perspective – Cases of London and Hong Kong; Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
An improved dynamic linear forecasting model for container port throughput considering periodic fluctuations; International Conference of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2017
Business models for development of international maritime centre; IAME 2013 Conference
Comparison on competitive advantages of major world maritime clusters; Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2016
Maritime cluster evolution based on symbiosis theory and Lotka–Volterra model; Maritime Policy and Management
Maritime Cluster Evolution: An Empirical Analysis from Port Development Perspective; IAME 2013 Conference

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision