Kofi Obeng


DepartmentMarketing, Transportation & Supply Chain




OfficeMerrick Hall
Room: 213

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Kofi Obeng


Ph D: City Planning, University of Pennsylvania, 1981

MA: City Planning, University of Pennsylvania, 1979

Other: Urban Planning, McGill University, 1977

BS: Planning, University of Science and Technology, 1973

Research Interests

Transportation/Logistics, Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, Transport Economics, Transportation Planning, Transit Operations/ Management, Transit Finance and Subsidies, Transportation Safety.

Recent Publications

Sakano, Ryoichi  (2016).  Airport Security and Screening Satisfaction: A Case Study of U.S..  (55,  pp. 129-138.).   Journal of Air Transportation Management.

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.

Ugboro, Isaiah  (2015).  The Moderating Effects of Perceived Threat to Valued Job Features on Career Commitment among University Professors. .  (2,  24,  pp. 39-52).  Australian Journal of Career Development .

Rokonuzzama, Md  (2013).  Pedestrian Injury Severity in Automobile Crashes.  (2,  3,  pp. 1-14).  Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology.

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.

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

Obeng, Kofi  Sakano, Ryoichi  (2002).  Total factor productivity decomposition, input price inefficiencies, and public transit systems.  (1,  38,  pp. 19รข€“36).  Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review.

Obeng, Kofi  Sakano, Ryoichi  (2000).  The effects of operating and capital subsidies on total factor productivity: a decomposition approach.   Southern Economic Journal.