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Researcher: Shi, W (Dr Wenming Shi)

Fields of Research

Transport economics
Road transportation and freight services
Maritime transportation and freight services
Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Tourism economics
Applied economics
Tourism forecasting
Data security and protection
Rail transportation and freight services
Infrastructure engineering and asset management
Other commerce, management, tourism and services
Banking, finance and investment
Supply chains
Econometric and statistical methods
Planning and decision making
Farm management, rural management and agribusiness

Research Objectives

Coastal sea freight transport
International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas)
Port infrastructure and management
Economic issues in tourism
Monetary policy
Economic growth
Management of greenhouse gas emissions from transport activities
Energy transmission and distribution (excl. hydrogen)
Multimodal transport
Industry policy
Technological and organisational innovation
Energy storage (excl. hydrogen and batteries)
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A critical review of port performance and port choice: a port logistics system perspective; 10th Asian Logistics Round Table (ALRT) 2020 Conference
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
Barriers to intermodal freight diversion: a total logistics cost approach; Maritime Economics and Logistics
Barriers to intermodal freight diversion: a total logistics cost approach; Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2020
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
Does financial deepening drive spatial heterogeneity of PM2.5 concentrations in China? New evidence from an eigenvector spatial filtering approach; Journal of Cleaner Production
Domino effect in marine accidents: Evidence from temporal association rules; Transport Policy
Dynamics and interdependencies among different shipping freight markets; Maritime Policy and Management
Evaluating cybersecurity in the maritime industry; 10th Asian Logistics Round Table (ALRT) 2020 Conference
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
Heterogeneous impact of high speed railway on income distribution: A case study in China; Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
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
Impacts of high-speed railways on economic growth and disparity in China; Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
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
Investigating the practices, problems, and policies for port sea-rail intermodal transport in China; Transportation Research Record
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
Policy agenda for sustainable intermodal transport in China: An application of the multiple streams framework; Sustainability
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 heterogeneity and economic driving factors of SO2 emissions in China: Evidence from an eigenvector based spatial filtering approach; Ecological Indicators
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 determinants of passengers' safety behaviour on public transport; Journal of Transport & Health
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