C.V. for Junwook Chi

C.V. for Junwook Chi 2018-01-24T17:42:50+00:00

Junwook Chi
Associate Professor
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
School of Travel Industry Management
2560 Campus Road George Hall 205
Honolulu, HI 96822
T (808) 956-2229
F (808) 956-5378
Email: jwchi@hawaii.edu

Education

North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND – 5/2008

Ph.D. in Transportation and Logistics

University of Guelph, Guelph, ON Canada – 12/2001

M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics & Business

Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea – 02/1998

B.Sc. in Forest Resources

Work Experience

School of Travel Industry Management, University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa

Associate Professor and TIM School Graduate Chair

School of Travel Industry Management, University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa

Assistant Professor

Marshall University, Huntington, WV

Director of Transportation Economics and Transportation Economist
Nick J. Rahall II Appalachian Transportation Institute and Center for Business and Economic Research

North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Research Associate
Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

Courses Taught

  • TIM 350 – Introduction to Tourism Transportation
  • TIM 353 – Air Transportation Management
  • TIM 431 – Strategic Management for the Travel/Hospitality Industry
  • TIM 606 – Transportation Economics and Management

Publications

1. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2016). Modeling the Transport Infrastructure-Growth Nexus in the United States. Journal of Transportation Research Forum, 55(3), 23-40.

2. Chi, J. (2016). Exchange rate and transport cost sensitivities of bilateral freight flows between US and China. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 89, 1-13.

3. Chi, J. (2016). Long- and short-run asymmetric responses of motor-vehicle travel to fuel price variations: New evidence from a nonlinear ARDL approach. Transport Policy, 50, 126–134.

4. Chi, J., & Cheng, S. K., (2016). Do exchange rate volatility and income affect Australia’s maritime export flows to Asia?. Transport Policy, 47, 13–21.

5. Chi, J. (2016). Employment and wage sensitivity to tourism activities: The case of U.S. tourist arrivals and expenditures in Hawaii. Tourism Economics, 22(1): 171-178.

6. Chi, J. (2015). Transport infrastructure and macroeconomic performance in European countries: Dynamic panel data approach. Transportation Research Record, 2530, 84-92.

7. Chi, J. (2015). Dynamic impacts of income and the exchange rate on US tourism, 1960–2011. Tourism Economics, 21(5), 1047-1060.

8. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2015). Identifying the policy implications of barge shipments of grains on the US inland waterway system: the case of corn movements on the Mississippi waterway. Maritime Policy & Management, 42(3): 293-303.

9. Chi, J. (2014). Income and exchange rate sensitivities of cross-border freight flows: Evidence from US-Canada exports and imports by truck, rail, air, and pipeline. Journal of Transportation Research Forum, 53(2), 59-71.

10. Chi, J. (2014). A cointegration analysis of bilateral air travel flows: The case of international travel to and from the United States. Journal of Air Transport Management, 39, 41-47.

11. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2013). Dynamic relationship between air transport demand and economic growth in the United States: A new look. Transport Policy, 29, 257-260.

12. Lim, S. H., & Chi, J. (2013). Are cell phone laws in the US effective in reducing fatal crashes involving young drivers?. Transport Policy, 27, 158-163.

13. Lim, S. H., & Chi, J. (2013). Cell phone bans and fatal motor vehicle crash rates in the US. Journal of Public Health Policy, 34, 197-212.

14. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2012). A dynamic demand analysis of the United States air-passenger service. Transportation Research Part E: Logistic and Transportation Review, 48(4), 755-761.

15. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2012). Price and income elasticities of demand for air transportation: empirical evidence from U.S. air freight industry,” Journal of Air Transport Management, 20, 18-19.

16. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2011). Demand analysis for coal on the United States inland waterway system: Fully Modified Cointegration (FM-OLS) Approach. Journal of Transportation Research Forum, 50(1), 89-99.

17. Chi, J., Koo, W., & Lim, S. H. (2010). Demand analysis for air-passenger service in U.S. city-pair markets. Journal of Transportation Research Forum, 49(1), 81-93.

18. Chi, J., Koo, W., & Lim, S. H. (2009). Price dispersion in the U.S. airline industry. Journal of Transportation Research Forum, 48(3), 39-58.

19. Chi, J., & Koo, W. (2009). Carriers’ pricing behaviors in the U.S. airline industry. Transportation Research Part E: Logistic and Transportation Review, 45, 710-724.

20. Bitzan, J., & Chi, J. (2006). Higher airfares to small and medium sized communities – Costly service or market power?. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 40(3), 473-501.

1. Chi, J. (2016). Long- and short-run asymmetric responses of motor-vehicle travel to fuel price variations: New evidence from a nonlinear ARDL approach. Academy of Global Hospitality & Tourism Conference, Seoul, South Korea, May 21.

2. Chi, J., & Cheng, S.K. (2016). Do exchange rate volatility and income affect Australia’s maritime export flows to Asia? Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting (Session 456, Paper Number: 16-4257), Washington D.C. January 10-14.

3. Liu, D., & Chi, J. (2015). Implications of globalization and airline alliances on tourism demand and airline profitability: Case of Mainland Chinese outbound tourism to the U.S.. Proceedings of 20th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism (264), Tampa, FL, January 8-10.

4. Chi, J. (2015). Transport infrastructure and macroeconomic performance in European countries: Dynamic panel data approach. Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting (Session 244, Paper Number: 15-4653), Washington D.C. January 11-15.

5. Chi, J. (2014). Assessing long-run determinants of cross-border freight flows between the United States and Canada. Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting (No. 14-3099), Washington D.C., January 12-16.

6. Ortiz, R., & Chi, J. (2014). Business model and market entry of low-cost carrier in tourism markets: The Southwest airlines case study. Proceedings of 19th Annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism (423), Houston, TX, January 3-5.

7. Chi, J. (2013). A dynamic analysis of tourism demand: empirical evidence from Hawaii’s tourism industry. Conference Proceedings of the International Journal of Arts & Sciences, 6(3):409–418, ISSN: 1943-6114, Toronto, Canada, May 20-23.

8. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2013). The dynamic effects of economic growth on air passenger and freight services in the United States. Proceedings of 54th Transportation Research Forum Conference, Annapolis, MD, March 21-23.

9. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2012). A Cointegration analysis of air travel demand in the United States. Proceedings of 53rd Annual Transportation Research Forum Conference, Tampa, FL, March 15-17.

10. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2012). Price and income elasticities of demand for air transportation: Empirical evidence from U.S. air freight industry. Proceedings of Transportation Research Board (TRB) 91st Annual Meeting (Session: 709, Paper Number: 12-1628), Washington D.C., January 22-26.

11. Chi, J. (2011). Short-term lock traffic forecasts on the Ohio River System. Proceedings of Transportation Research Board (TRB) 90th Annual Meeting (Session 244, Paper Number: 11-1537), Washington D.C., January 23-27.

12. Chi, J. (2011). Potential economic impacts of a US-35 toll road in West Virginia. Proceedings of 2011 International Transportation Economic Development Conference (I-TED), Charleston, WV, May 1-3.

13. Chi, J. (2010). Perspective on cost-benefit analysis for Intelligent Transport System projects. 17th ITS World Congress, Busan, 2010: Proceedings, Busan, South Korea, October 25-29.

14. Chi, J., & Waugaman, S. (2010). Regional economic impacts of toll roads in West Virginia: REMI model approach. Proceedings of 51st Transportation Research Forum Conference, Arlington, VA, March 11-13.

15. Chi, J., Koo, W., & Lim, S. H. (2009). Carriers’ price dispersion in the U.S. airline industry. Proceedings of 50th Transportation Research Forum Conference, Portland, OR, March 16-18.

Best Paper Award, Hong Kong 2016: 2nd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference, Hong Kong, China (May 2016)

Best Paper Award, Academy of Global Hospitality & Tourism Conference, Seoul, South Korea (May 2016)

Best Graduate Paper Award, Transportation Research Forum, Fort Worth, Texas (March 2008)

Masters Thesis Award, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society, Calgary, AB, Canada (May 2002)

1. Chi, J. (2017). Asymmetric effects of exchange rate and income changes on maritime trade flows between Japan and the US. Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists, Kyoto, Japan, June 28.

2. Chi, J. (2017). Asymmetric tourist response to exchange rate uncertainty: New evidence from inbound tourist flows in South Korea. Asia Pacific Tourism Association Conference, Busan, South Korea, June 19.

3. Chi, J. (2016). Estimating the asymmetric elasticities of motor gasoline demand with respect to income and price changes in US states. Annual Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International (ABEAI) Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, November 10.

4. Chi, J. (2016). Long- and short-run asymmetric responses of motor-vehicle travel to fuel price variations: New evidence from a nonlinear ARDL approach. Academy of Global Hospitality & Tourism Conference, Seoul, South Korea, May 21.

5. Chi, J. (2016). Exchange rate nonlinearity in the US inbound tourism demand from the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain: New evidence from partial decomposition models. Academy of Global Hospitality & Tourism Conference, Seoul, South Korea, May 21.

6. Chi, J. (2016). Asymmetric tourist responses to own- and cross-price changes: Evidence from US tourism demand for the UK, France, and Italy. Hong Kong 2016: 2nd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference, Hong Kong, May 16.

7. Chi, J., & Cheng, S.K. (2016). Do exchange rate volatility and income affect Australia’s maritime export flows to Asia? Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. January 11.

8. Chi, J. (2015). Income and exchange rate dynamics of the US tourism balance of trade. Western Economic Association International Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 28.

9. Chi, J. (2015). Exchange rate and transport cost sensitivities of bilateral trade between the US and China tourism balance of trade. Western Economic Association International Conference, Honolulu, HI, July 1.

10. Chi, J. (2015). Dynamic relationships among transport infrastructure investment, non-transport public infrastructure, and economic growth in the United States: A new look. 56th Annual Transportation Research Forum Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 13.

11. Chi, J. (2015). Transport infrastructure and macroeconomic performance in European countries: Dynamic panel data approach. Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. January 12.

12. Liu, D., & Chi, J. (2015). Implications of globalization and airline alliances on tourism demand and airline profitability: Case of Mainland Chinese outbound tourism to the U.S.. 20th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Tampa, FL, January 8-10.

13. Chi, J. (2014). A dynamic analysis of bilateral international air travel flows. 55th Annual Transportation Research Forum Conference, San Jose, CA, March 15.

14. Chi, J. (2014). Assessing long-run determinants of cross-border freight flows between the United States and Canada. Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 14.

15. Ortiz, R., & Chi, J. (2014). Business model and market entry of low-cost carrier in tourism markets: The Southwest airlines case study. 19th Annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Houston, TX, January 4.

16. Chi, J. (2013). A dynamic analysis of tourism demand: empirical evidence from Hawaii’s tourism industry. Multidisciplinary Conferences: the International Journal of Arts & Sciences, Toronto, Canada, May 23.

17. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2013). The dynamic effects of economic growth on air passenger and freight services in the United States. 54th Transportation Research Forum Conference, Annapolis, MD, March 21.

18. Lim, S. H., & Chi, J. (2013). Do cell phone restrictions reduce fatal crashes involving young drivers?. American Economic Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, January 5.

19. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2012). A Cointegration analysis of air travel demand in the United States. 53rd Annual Transportation Research Forum Conference, Tampa, FL, March 15-17.

20. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2012). Price and income elasticities of demand for air transportation: Empirical evidence from U.S. air freight industry. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 91st Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 22-26.

21. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2011). Barge demand analysis for corn on the Mississippi Waterway. Western Economic Association International 86th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, June 29-July 3.

22. Chi, J. (2011). Potential economic impacts of a US-35 toll road in West Virginia. International Transportation Economic Development Conference (I-TED) 2011, Charleston, WV, May 1-3.

23. Chi, J., & Baek, J. (2011). Demand analysis for coal on the United States inland waterway system: fully-modified cointegration (FM-OLS) approach,” 52nd Annual Transportation Research Forum, Long Beach, CA, March 10-12.

24. Chi, J. (2011). Short-term lock traffic forecasts on the Ohio River System. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 90th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 23-27.

25. Chi, J. (2010). Perspective on cost-benefit analysis for Intelligent Transport System projects. 17th ITS World Congress, Busan, South Korea, October 25-29.

26. Chi, J., Dingus, R., & Waugaman, S. (2010). Proposed high-speed rail plan in the United States: Economic perspectives. 2010 ASME/IEEE/ASCE/AREMA/TRB Joint Rail Conference, Urbana, IL, April 27-29.

27. Chi, J., & Waugaman, S. (2010). Regional economic impacts of toll roads in West Virginia: REMI model approach. 51st Transportation Research Forum Conference, Arlington, VA, March 11-13.

28. Chi, J., Koo, W., & Lim, S. H. (2009). Carriers’ price dispersion in the U.S. airline industry. 50th Transportation Research Forum Conference, Portland, OR, March 16-18.

29. Chi, J., & Koo, W. (2009). Carriers’ pricing behaviors in the United States airline industry. 88th Transportation Research Board Conference, Washington D.C., January 11-15.

Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment

Journal of Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review

Journal of Transportmetrica A: Transport Science

Transport Policy

Journal of Transport Geography

Maritime Policy & Management

Transportation Research Record

Applied Economics

Research proposal as a co-PI:

1. Report proposal entitled “A proposal to conduct a study of vacation rentals’ impact to Hawaii,” School of Travel Industry Management, UH Manoa. The proposal was submitted to Hawai`i Tourism Authority (March, 2016).

Completed research projects as a principal investigator (PI):

1. Report entitled “Potential economic benefits of public private partnerships on reclaimed mine sites in the construction of the I-73/74 NHS corridor (King Coal Highway),” Nick J. Rahall, II Appalachian Transportation Institute. The project was funded by West Virginia Department of Transportation ($150,000) (February, 2012).
2. Report entitled “Comprehensive transportation rate data for Huntington district corps of engineers,” Nick J. Rahall, II Appalachian Transportation Institute. The project was funded by United States Army Corps of Engineers ($50,000) (February, 2012).
3. Report entitled “Estimating short term lock traffic forecasts for Ohio River System (ORS) navigation lock and dam projects,” Nick J. Rahall, II Appalachian Transportation Institute. The project was funded by United States Army Corps of Engineers ($75,000) (February, 2010).
4. Report entitled “2009 West Virginia state high-speed and intercity passenger rail plan,” Nick J. Rahall, II Appalachian Transportation Institute. The project was funded by West Virginia Department of Transportation ($50,000) (December, 2009).
5. Report entitled “Creation of West Virginia parkways authority by the WVDOT: 2009 traffic and toll revenue forecasts,” Nick J. Rahall, II Appalachian Transportation Institute. The report was submitted to West Virginia Department of Transportation (unfunded project) (April, 2009).

Completed research projects as a research associate/assistant:

1. Report entitled “North Dakota strategic freight analysis,” Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute. The report was submitted to North Dakota Department of Transportation (July, 2007).
2. Report entitled “Transportation in America, a statistical analysis of transportation in the United States: 20th edition,” Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute. The report was submitted to Eno Transportation Foundation (May, 2007).
3. Report entitled “Airfares to small and medium sized communities, 2003-04,” Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute. The report was submitted to United States Department of Transportation (Grant #: DTS59-02-G-00007) (March, 2004).
4. Report entitled “Dakota strategic freight analysis: The role of intermodal container transportation in North Dakota,” Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute. The report was submitted to North Dakota Department of Transportation (November, 2002).

Member of American Economic Association

Member of Western Economic Association International

Member of Transportation Research Forum

Member of Skål International and Skål International Hawaii

Member of National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA)

Friend Member of Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committees