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, infrastructure, logistics and supply chain management. 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.
Dr Rico Merkert is Senior Lecturer in Aviation Management and Director of the Higher Degree by Research Program (Progressions) at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. Rico is a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and an appointed member of the U.S. Transportation Research Board (TRB) standing Committees on a) Aviation Economics and b) Light Commercial and General Aviation. 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 Co-Editor of the Journal of Air Transport Management.
Latest Working Paper
The Impact of Bus Rapid Transit on Housing Price and Accessibility Changes in Sydney: a Repeat Sales Approach
Corinne Mulley and Chi-Hong Tsai