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List of research outputs
  1. J Yang, M Luo, M Shi. (2019). Optimal subsidies for rail containers: a bi-level programming solution, Maritime Policy & Management, 1-16
  2. X Gong, X Wu, M Luo. (2019). Company performance and environmental efficiency: A case study for shipping enterprises, Transport Policy 82, 96-106
  3. W Shi, M Luo, M Jin, SK Cheng, KX Li. (2019). Urban-rural income disparity and inbound tourism: Spatial evidence from China, Tourism Economics, 1354816619872035
  4. X Wu, L Zhang, M Luo. (2019). Discerning sustainability approaches in shipping, Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-16
  5. X Shi, Y Wang, M Luo, C Zhang. (2019). Assessing the feasibility of marine oil spill contingency plans from an information perspective, Safety Science 112, 38-47
  6. M Luo, SH Shin. (2019). Half-century research developments in maritime accidents: Future directions, Accident Analysis & Prevention 123, 448-460
  7. X Liu, M Luo, Y Zhao. (2019). Integrating route optimisation with vehicle and unloading dock scheduling in LCL cargo collection, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics 11 (2-3), 262-280
  8. D Chen, M Luo, Z Yang. (2018). Manufacturing relocation and port/shipping development along the Maritime Silk Road, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics 10 (3), 316-334
  9. X Wu, L Zhang, M Luo. (2018). Current strategic planning for sustainability in international shipping, Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-19
  10. Y Kou, M Luo, Y Zhao. (2018). Examining the theoretical–empirical inconsistency on stationarity of shipping freight rate, Maritime Policy & Management 45 (2), 145-158
  11. L Zhang, M Luo, D Yang, K Li. (2018). Impacts of trade liberalization on Chinese economy with Belt and Road initiative, Maritime Policy & Management 45 (3), 301-318
  12. S Zhu, X Fu, AKY Ng, M Luo, YE Ge. (2018). The environmental costs and economic implications of container shipping on the Northern Sea Route, Maritime Policy & Management 45 (4), 456-477
  13. M Luo, SH Shin. (2018). Maritime accidents, Routledge Handbook of Transport in Asia, 123-159
  14. M Luo, Y Kou. (2018). Market driven ship investment decision using the real option approach, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 118, 714-729
  15. Luo, MeiFeng. (2017). “大船或造成运价持续低迷.” China Shipping Gazette, Issue No.1238, Page 47.
  16. Wu, X., Luo, M., & Zhang, A. (2017). “Do Larger Ships Visit Fewer Regions/Ports? An Empirical Analysis on Global Liners Serving China.” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy (JTEP), 51(3), 173-192.
  17. Yin, J., Luo, M., & Fan, L. (2017). “Dynamics and interactions between spot and forward freights in the dry bulk shipping market.” Maritime Policy & Management, 44(2), 271-288.
  18. Yang, J., Luo, M., & Ji, A. (2016). “Analyzing the spatial–temporal evolution of a gateway’s hinterland: A case study of Shanghai, China.” Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 95, 355-367.
  19. Luo, M., & Shin, S. H. (2016). “Half-century research developments in maritime accidents: future directions.” Accident Analysis & Prevention.
  20. Gao, Y., Luo, M., & Zou, G. (2016). “Forecasting with model selection or model averaging: a case study for monthly container port throughput.” Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 12(4), 366-384.
  21. Kou, Y., & Luo, M. (2016). “Strategic capacity competition and overcapacity in shipping.” Maritime Policy & Management, 43(4), 389-406.
  22. Kou Y. & Luo, M. (2015). "Modeling the relationship between ship price and freight rate along with structural changes" Journal of Transport Economics and Policy. Forthcoming
  23. Fan, L., Luo, M. & Yin, J. (2014). "Flag Choice and PSC Inspection - A Simultaneous Model". Transport Policy. 35(2014):350-357.
  24. Luo, M., Fan, L., & Wilson, W. W. (2014). "Firm Growth and Market Concentration in Ocean Liner Shipping," Journal of Transport Economics & Policy. 48(1):171-187
  25. Luo, M. (2013). "Emission Reduction in International Shipping—the hidden side effects" Maritime Policy & Management. 40(7):694-708
  26. Luo, M., Fan, L., & Li, K. X. (2013). Flag choice behavior in the world merchant fleet. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science. 9(5):429-450
  27. Fan, L. & Luo, M. (2013). "Analyzing ship investment behavior in liner shipping". Maritime Policy & Management. 40(6):511-533.
  28. Yin, J., Fan L., Yang, Z. & Li, K.X. (2013). "Slow steaming of liner trade: its economic and environmental impacts, Maritime Policy & Management, 41(2):149-158
  29. Zhu, L., Dong, B., & Li, K.X. (2013). "China's 2012 Regime for Compensation for Vessel Source Oil Pollution: A Comparative Study", Ocean Development and International Law, 3(44):270-286
  30. Kou, Y., Liu, L. & Luo, M. (2013). "Lead-lag relationship between new-building and second-hand ship prices", Maritime Policy & Management, 41(4):303-327
  31. Luo, M. & Yip, T.L. (2013) "Editorial: Ports and Environment", Maritime Policy & Management, 40(5):401-403
  32. Li, K.X., Yin, J., Luo, M. & Wang, J. (2013), "Leading factors in job satisfaction of Chinese Seafarers", International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics. Accepted.
  33. Dong, B.Y., Zhu L. & Luo M. (2013) "Combating Marine Pollution from Vessel: China's New Legislation", The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law. 29(2014), 158-172
  34. Zhuang, W. , Luo, M. & Fu, X. (2013). "A Game Theory Analysis of Port Specialization - Implications to the Chinese Port Industry". Maritime Policy & Management. Accepted.
  35. Fan, L. & Luo, M. & Wilson, W. W. (2013). "Pricing Joint Products in Liner Shipping," International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics. Accepted.
  36. Li, K. X., Luo, M., & Yang, J. (2012). Container port systems in China and the USA: a comparative study. Maritime Policy & Management. 39(5), 461-478
  37. Li, K.X. (2012), "Development of Maritime Limitation of Liability in China (1993-2011)", Hong Kong Law Journal, 42(1)
  38. Qin, H., Luo, M., Gao, X., & Lim, A. (2012). An algorithm for the freight allocation problem with all-units quantity-based discount. OMEGA - the International Journal of Management Science, 40, 415-423.
  39. Yang, J., Luo, M., & Wu, X. (2012). The evolution of the container port system in US. Economic Geography, 32(2), 94-100.
  40. Chang, Y., Tongzon, J., Luo, M., & Lee, P. T. (2012). Estimation of optimal handling capacity of a container port: An economic approach. Transport Reviews, 32 (2), 241-258.
  41. Luo, M., Liu, L., & Gao, F. (2012). Post-entry container port capacity Expansion. Transportation Research B, 46 (1), 120-138.
  42. Li, K.X., Yin, J., Li, G. & Wang, J. (2012), "Job Satisfaction of Chinese Seafarers". Submitted to International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics
  43. Luo, M. & Opaluch, J. (2011). Analyze the risks of biological invasion. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 25 (3), 377-388.
  44. Luo, M., Liu, L., & Gao, F. (2010). Bertrand competition with capacity expansion – A case study for container port competition between Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Board (2166), 74-81.
  45. Luo, M., Fan, L., & Liu, L. (2009). An econometric analysis for container shipping market. Maritime Policy & Management, 36 (6), 507-523.


Policy Papers
  1. "2008年以來國際幹散貨運輸市場簡要回顧(2)" SeaView - Journal of Institute of Seatransport, No. 107, Autumn 2014
  2. "2008年以來國際幹散貨運輸市場簡要回顧(1)" SeaView - Journal of Institute of Seatransport, No. 106, Summer 2014
  3. "Regional competition for the international shipping center: the development of maritime arbitration center in Asia". SeaView - Journal of Institute of Seatransport, No. 100, Winter 2012
  4. "Status and development of International Maritime Arbitration Center in Asia. Maritime Section", TaKungPao June 29-30, 2012. (大公報 航運版, "亞洲海事仲裁現狀與發展"。 2012年6月292012年6月30日)
  5. "Supporting Hong Kong to compete for International Maritime Service Center". Research Report, Development Research Center of the State Council, PRC, No. 164 (Total 4166) 2012. (國務院發展研究中心調查研究報告,"支持香港競逐國際航運服務中心",第164 號(總4166號)2012年9月17日)
  6. "Container shipping market analysis and prediction". SeaView - Journal of the Institute of Seatransport, No. 89, 2010


PMLC Research Report
  1. PMLC research report ‘Strategies On the Development of International Shipping Centre’ – Draft Research Outline
  2. 理大海事中心報告”鞏固香港航運中心地位” – 報告提綱 (草案) 
  3. 理大海事中心報告”鞏固香港航運中心地位” – 報告發表 (第一部分, 第一版)