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Karanki, Fecri

Karanki, Fecri

Assistant Professor
Business and Economics

Phone: 718-262-5269
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Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  North Dakota State University  Transportation and Logistics  2020 
MS  North Dakota State University  Applied Statistics  2020 
MBA  Istanbul Technical University  Business Administration  2008 
BS  Istanbul Technical University  Meterology Engineering  2000 
Dr. Fecri Karanki is an Assistant Professor of Aviation Management. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Transportation and Logistics, and his Master of Science degree in Applied Statistics from North Dakota State University. He also holds an MBA degree from Istanbul Technical University. Before joining York College, he served as an instructor for North Dakota State College of Science for three years. In addition to his academic works, he has twelve years of industry experience in supply chain management. His primary research areas of interest include air transportation economics, spatial economic analysis, aviation business models, and airport operations management. His research focuses on the vertical relationships between airports and airlines, airport spatial competition, cost and productivity efficiency of the air transportation industry, and air freight resilience.

Areas of Expertise

- Air Transportation Economics
- Aviation Business Models
- Air Freight Management
- Spatial Economic Analysis
- Airport Operations Management
- Cost and Productivity Efficiency of Air Transportation Industry

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Karanki, F. and Lim, S.H. "Rate Setting Methods and U.S. Airport Aeronautical Charge Differential: An Oaxaca Decomposition.." Research in Transportation Business and Management. In Press 2021: .

Karanki, F. and Lim, S.H. "Airport Use Agreements and Cost Efficiency of U.S. Airports." Transport Policy. 114 2021: 68-77.

Lim, S.H. and Karanki, F.. "Airport Use Agreement Types and Input and Output Slacks: The Case of U.S. Airports.." Research in Transportation Economics. 84 2020: .

Karanki, F., Lim, S.H. and Choi, B.J.. "The Determinants of Aeronautical Charges of the U.S. Airports: A Spatial Analysis." Journal of Air Transport Management. 86 2020: .

Karanki, F. and Lim, S.H.. "The Effects of Use Agreements on Airport Efficiency." Journal of Air Transport Management. 84 2020: .

Monographs in Field Of Expertise

Bitzan, J. and Karanki, F.. "A Look at Railroad Costs, Scale Economies, and Differential Pricing on Policy and Agriculture.." USDA Final Report. 2019: .

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" The Determinants of Aeronautical Charges of the U.S. Airports: A Spatial Analysis " 2021: Red River Valley Statistical Conference.

" Implications of Use Agreements on U.S. Airport Cost Efficiency " 2021: TRF - St. Louis Chapter Research Webinar Series.

" Railroad Costs, Scale Economies, and Differential Pricing Revisited " 2019: Western Economic Association International.

" The Effects of Vertical Relationship between Airports and Airlines on Airports’ Efficiency: A Moral Hazard Problem " 2019: TRF 60th Annual Forum.

" Nested Catchment Areas and Breaking Monopolistic Power " 2018: TRF 59th Annual Forum.

" Proximity Effect on Airport Congestion " 2017: INFORMS Annual Meeting.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Best Student Paper Award: May 2019.

Graduate Full Scholarship: Aug 2016 - Aug 2018.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Transportation Research Forum: 2017-Present.

Beta Gamma Sigma-The International Business Honor Society: 2021-Present.

Air Transport Research Society: 2021-Present.

Transportation Research Board-Aviation Economics and Forecasting Committee: 2017-Present.

Transportation Research Board- Freight Transportation Economics and Regulation Committee: 2021-Present.

Transportation Research Board- Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics Committee: 2021-Present.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Transportation Research Forum 62nd International Meeting – Discussant: 2021.

Case Studies on Transport Policy - Reviewer: 2021.

Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting - Reviewer: 2018.

NDSU Library Strategic Plan Team Member: 2018.

NDSU Bike Share Committee - Student Government Representative: 2018.

NDSU Student Government - Senator: 2018.