Dr. Zhang is a professor of operations and logistics and holds the Vancouver International Airport Authority Chair Professor in Air Transportation. His expertise is in transportation economics and policy, air cargo logistics and industrial organization. He has published over 100 refereed journal papers in the areas of transportation, logistics, industrial organization and trade policy. His books include: Globalization and Strategic Alliances: The Case of the Airline Industry, (2000, Pergamon Press, Oxford); and Air Cargo in Mainland China and Hong Kong (2004, Ashgate, London) (Chinese editions published both in Hong Kong and Mainland China). Dr. Zhang has been a consultant to organizations in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Korea, Japan, Germany, New Zealand, U.S. and Canada. He is a co-author with David Gillen and other Sauder professors of the 2005 Transport Canada report: Towards Estimating the Social and Environmental Costs of Transportation in Canada. His current SSHRC-funded research is investigating the impacts of climate change on port infrastructure investment.
Li, H., K. Yu, K. Wang and A. Zhang (2019), “Market power and its determinants in the Chinese railway industry,” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 120, 261-276.
Shao, J., H. Yang and A. Zhang (2019), “Adoption of electric vehicles: Manufacturers’ incentive and government policy,” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy 53(2), 175-198.
Balliauw, M., P. Kort and A. Zhang (2019), “Capacity investment decisions of two competing ports under uncertainty: A strategic real options approach,” Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 122, 249-264.
Randrianarisoa, L. and A. Zhang (2019), “Adaptation to climate change effects and competition between ports: Invest now or later?” Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 123, 279-322.
Zhou, Z., H. Chen, L. Han and A. Zhang (2019), “The effect of a subway on house prices: Evidence from Shanghai,” Real Estate Economics, in press.