Junwook Chi, PhDJunwook Chi, PhD

Junwook Chi is an Assistant Professor in Transportation at the School of Travel Industry Management, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.


Dr. Chi's research and teaching activities are primarily in tourism transportation, transportation economics, and applied economics with focuses on air passenger service, demand analysis of transportation system, pricing behavior and price discrimination of the airline industry, and regional economic impacts of transportation development. His research publications can be found in the following academic journals, Transportation Research Part E (Logistic and Transportation Review), Transportation Research Part D (Transport and Environment), Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, Journal of Transportation Research Forum, Journal of Air Transport and Management, and Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. He teaches introduction to tourism transportation and tourism transportation management.


Before joining the TIM School, Dr. Chi was program director of transportation economics in the Nick J. Rahall, II Appalachian Transportation Institute and a transportation economist in the Center for Business and Economic Research at Marshall University. He also taught transportation economics, survey economics, and principle of microeconomics as an instructor of the Lewis College of Business at Marshall University.


Dr. Chi received his Ph.D. in Transportation and Logistics from North Dakota State University and M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics and Business at University of Guelph, Canada. For his dissertation work, he received a “2008 Best Graduate Student Paper” award from the Transportation Research Forum and “2002 Outstanding Master’s Thesis” award from the Canadian Agricultural Economics Association.


Dr. Chi is currently a member of the American Economic Association, Western Economic Association International, Transportation Research Forum, and Transportation Research Board.

Contact Information:

Junwook Chi, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Travel Industry Management
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
2560 Campus Road, George Hall 205
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-2229
Fax: (808) 956-5378
Email: jwchi@hawaii.edu