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Researchers and Students Present Papers at Transportation Research Forum

Posted: Mar 19, 2014

Several researchers and students from NDSU presented papers at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Forum. The event brings together more than 100 transportation researchers, practitioners and students and was Mar. 13-15 in San Jose, CA.

  • "An Investigation of Factors Influencing Port Choice Regarding Commodities and Foreign Trade Partners" was presented by Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI) associate research fellow EunSu Lee. Co-author is Wonjoo Choo at Pennsylvania State University.
  • "Cost Benefit Analysis of Rural and Small Urban Transit" was presented by UGPTI associate research fellow Ranjit Godavarthy. Co-authors are UGPTI associate research fellow Jeremy Mattson and NDSU transportation and logistics Ph.D. student Elvis Ndembe.
  • "Future Oil Production in North Dakota - Estimates Based on a Seasonal Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average" will be presented by NDSU transportation and logistics Ph.D. student Jaesung Choi. Co-authors are NDSU assistant professor of agribusiness and applied economics David Roberts and EunSu Lee.
  • "Airfares and Competition on International Routes" was presented by NDSU associate professor of management and UGPTI affiliated faculty John Bitzan. Co-authors are Alice Kones and James Peoples, both from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
  • "Multimodal Transportation for Crude Oil Shipment in North Dakota" was presented by EunSu Lee.
  • "Allocative Efficiency, Agricultural Freight Transportation Demand, and Mode Choice: An Assessment of Service Quality of Longer Trains in a 'Seemingly Captive' Market" was presented by Elvis Ndembe. Co-Author is John Bitzan.
  • "The magnitudes of Economic and Non-Economic Factors in Demand for U.S. Domestic Air Passengers" was presented by Ph.D. student Ju Dong Park. Co-author is Won Koo, NDSU distinguished professor of agribusiness and applied economics.

More information on the forum can be found at http://www.trforum.org/forum/. NDSU's Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is the administrative home of the Transportation Research Forum.

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