Ryoichi Sakano

TitleAssociate Professor





OfficeMerrick Hall
Room: 120

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Ryoichi Sakano


Ph D: Economics, International Finance/Economics, The University of Alabama, 1990

MA: Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1988

MBA: Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1983

BS: Administrative Engineering, Keio University, 1980

Research Interests

Income Distribution Efficiency and Productivity Analysis of Transportation System Travel Demand Japanese Economy and Finance

Recent Publications

Sakano, Ryoichi  Obeng, Kofi  Fuller, Keatra  (2016).  Airport security and screening satisfaction: A case study of U.S..  (August,  55,  pp. 129-138).  Journal of Air Transportation management.

Obeng, Kofi  Sakano, Ryoichi  Naanwaab, Cephas  (2016).  Understanding Overall Output Efficiency in Public Transit Systems: The Roles of Regulations, Perceived Budget and Subsidies.  (Msy,  89,  pp. 133-150).  Transportation Research Part E.

Obeng, Kofi  Sakano, Ryoichi  (2012).  Airline Fare and Seat Management Strategies with Demand Dependency.  (24,  pp. 42-48).  Journal of Air Transportation Management.

Sakano, Ryoichi  Obeng, Kofi  (2011).  Examining the Inefficiency of Transit Systems Using Latent Class Stochastic Frontier Models.  (2,  50,  pp. 45-68).  Journal of Transportation Research Forum.

Sakano, Ryoichi  Benjamin, Julian  (2011).  A Structural Model of Mode-Activity Choice: The Case of Commuter Rail in A Medium-Size Metropolitan Area.  (2,  18,  pp. 434-445).  Transport Policy.

Obeng, Kofi  Sakano, Ryoichi  (2008).  Public Transit Subsidies, Output Effect and Total Productivity.  (1,  23,  pp. 85-98).  Research in Transportation Economics.

Sakano, Ryoichi  Benjamin, Julian  (2008).  Structural Equations Analysis of Revealed and Stated Travel Mode and Activity Choices.  (2,  4,  pp. 97-115).  Transportmetrica.