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Researcher: Shi, W (Dr Wenming Shi)

Fields of Research

Transport Economics
Road Transportation and Freight Services
Transportation and Freight Services
Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management
Tourism Economics
Tourism Forecasting
Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Applied Economics
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Econometric and Statistical Methods

Research Objectives

Coastal Sea Freight Transport
International Sea Freight Transport (excl. Live Animal Transport)
Port Infrastructure and Management
Economic Issues in Tourism
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transport Activities
Energy Transmission and Distribution (excl. Hydrogen)
Industry Policy

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A cross-country study of competitiveness of the shipping industry; Transport Policy
A cross-region analysis of the output elasticity of transport investment in China; Maritime Policy and Management
A quantitative risk analysis model with integrated deliberative Delphi platform for container shipping operational risks; Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
A structured review of green shipping research (1987-2016); Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economics (IAME) 2017
Are we born equal: a study of intergenerational income mobility in China; Journal of Demographic Economics
Carbon dioxide emissions from port container distribution: spatial characteristics and driving factors; Transportation Research. Part D: Transport and Environment
Carrier profitability influenced by large containerships; Research in Transportation Business and Management
Contagion risk between the shipping freight and stock markets: Evidence from the recent US-China trade war; Transportation Review. Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
Container transport network for sustainable development in South Korea; Sustainability
Diversification as an energy importing strategy for China under the Belt and Road Initiative; International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Dynamics and interdependencies among different shipping freight markets; Maritime Policy and Management
Evolution of green shipping research: themes and methods; Maritime Policy and Management
External connectivity and its macroeconomic influence of a nation; The 2015 International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference
How can shipowners comply with the 2020 global sulphur limit economically?; Transportation Research. Part D
Impact analysis of the traffic convoy system and toll pricing policy of the Suez Canal on the operations of a liner containership over a long-haul voyage; International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Impact of unexpected events on inbound tourism demand modeling: evidence of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak in South Korea; Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research
Incentive policy for reduction of emission from ships: a case study of China; Marine Policy
Influence of local government on port investment: implications of China's decentralized port governance system; Maritime Policy and Management
Korean Connectivity of Container Transportation with OBOR Initiative; OBOR Conference 2016
Logistics as a driving force for development under the Belt and Road Initiative - the Chinese model for developing countries; Transport Reviews
Marine piracy prediction and prevention: Policy implications; Marine Policy
Oil tanker risks on the marine environment: an empirical study and policy implications; Marine Policy
Price determination in the electrolytic aluminum industry: the role of electricity prices; Resources Policy
Spatial distribution of job opportunities in China: evidence from the opening of the high-speed rail; Transportation Research. Part A
Spatial spillover effects of logistics infrastructure on regional development: evidence from China; Transportation Research. Part A: Policy and Practice
Spillover effects and dynamic correlations between spot and forward tanker freight markets; Maritime Policy and Management
The impact of crude oil price on the tanker market; Maritime Policy and Management
Themes and tools of maritime transport research during 2000-2014; Maritime Policy and Management
Time-varying copula models in the shipping derivatives market; Empirical Economics
Tourism as an important impetus to promoting economic growth: A critical review; Tourism Management Perspectives
Towards 25,000 TEU vessels? A comparative economic analysis of ultra‑large containership sizes under diferent market and operational conditions; Maritime Economics & Logistics
Urban–rural income disparity and inbound tourism: spatial evidence from China; Tourism Economics

Research Projects

Evaluating cybersecurity in the maritime industry; International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
Maritime connectivity and economic growth in Australia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision