Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies
The Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) undertakes graduate teaching, management development programs, grant and contract research and development in the fields of transport and logistics studies. ITLS is part of Australia's Key Centre of Excellence in Transport Research and Education an international collaboration at three nodes: ITLS Sydney, ITS Monash and ITLS Africa.
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Dr Rico Merkert is Senior Lecturer in Aviation Management at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. He has worked in the automotive industry, and has extensive experience in both the aviation and the rail sector. He currently works on projects related to air transport viability and is an expert in benchmarking, transport economics, policy and management (including strategy, M&A and finance). Rico has advised a wide range of clients and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Air Transport Management.
Latest Working Paper
Cost efficiency under negotiated performance based contracts and benchmarking - Are there gains through competitive tendering in the absence of an incumbent public monopolist?
David A. Hensher