Research & Faculty
Xiaofan Wu

Assistant Professor,

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Ph.D., the Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Fields:Port economies, Maritime studies, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Xiaofan Wu is currently a Lecturer in College of Economic and Social Development, Nankai University (China). Her teaching and research areas are international shipping, maritime economies, and logistics and supply chain management. She obtained her PhD in Maritime studies (2018) from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She works in the area of port economies, maritime studies and logistics management.

Thesis monograph
  1. Liu Renjun, Wu Xiaofan(2023). The Dynamic Efficiency Evaluation of Major Liner Shipping Companies: The Long-Term Impact of Strategical Investment[J]. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics.

  2. Yang Jinglei, Luo Meifeng, Wu Xiaofan(2022). How Port Integration Effects TFP in Chinese Ports: Empirical evidence from 2005 to 2018. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 56(01).

  3. Gong Xiaoxing, Wu Xiaofan, Luo Meifeng (2019).  Company Performance and Environmental Efficiency: A Case Study for Shipping Enterprises[J]. Transport Policy,2019,82(10).

  4. Wu Xiaofan, Luo Meifeng, Zhang Anming(2017). Do Larger Ships Visit Fewer Regions/Ports? An Empirical Analysis on Global Liners Serving China[J]. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 2017,51(3).

  5. Contemporary Logistics in China: Revitalization Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, Springer, 2022

  6. Contemporary Logistics in China: Systemic Reconfiguration and Technological Progression, Springer 2021.

  7. Contemporary Logistics in China: Persistent Reformation, Continual Opening and Vibrant Innovation, Springer 2020.

1. Constituent elements, influencing factors, and  improvement paths of resource allocation capability in Tianjin shipping center: An empirical study based on AIS data. Tianjin Philosophy and Social Science Planning Project,2020

2. Research on sustainable development mechanism of port supply chain under energy conservation and emission reduction policies. the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities 2019.

1.Tianjin 131 Innovative Talent Training Project, Third Level

2. First Prize and Second Prize of Excellent Decision Consulting Research Achievements in Tianjin Universities' Think Tank in 2018-2019

3.Second Prize of Teaching Achievements in Tianjin

1.Advanced Logistics: Doctoral Course

2.Quantitative Analysis: Master's Course

3.Introduction to Engineering Management: Master's Course