The 2020 Annual School and Conference of

International Transportation Economics Association(ITEA 2020)

22-26 June, 2020 | Beijing, China


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ITEA is pleased to announce that the ITEA Annual Conference and School on Transportation Economics in 2020 will be hosted by School of Economics and Management at Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) in Beijing. The School will be held on June 22-26 and the Conference on June 24-26.

On behalf of the School of Economics and Management, Professor Yacan Wang (, Chairwoman of the Local Organizing Committee and the members of the LOC are committed to host a successful conference with excellent organization with a high academic level. They are looking forward to seeing you in the oldest university in China dedicated to railway economics and management, which can be traced back to 1909 in the Qing Dynasty.

The ITEA Scientific Committee and Local Organizing Committee are thrilled to confirm that Professor Hai Yang will give the Opening Lecture and that Professor David Besanko will be our ITEA Keynote Lecturer.

The aim of the annual ITEA School is to provide young researchers a high-quality introduction to academic research on transport economics, including many recent advances in the field. The School’s program consists of a series of lectures and tutorials; all faculty members are among the most prominent researchers in transport economics. The School contains two parts: the first two-and-half days consist of lectures by renowned scholars, whereas the last two-and-half days require students to attend the conference with the possibility to present their own work.

The aim of the annual ITEA Conference is to promote scientific excellence in the field of transport economics and to provide a forum for scientific exchange. Research presented at the Conference covers both theory and empirical work, it includes all transport modes, and it allows a wide range of research methodologies. Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to, transport pricing and investment, competition policy, transport decisions under uncertainty, agglomeration effects, valuation of intangibles, privatization, the economics of new transport technologies or the political economy of transport decisions.

With kind regards,

Marc Ivaldi

President, International Transportation Economics Association


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Important Dates
  • 1  January, 2020  Extended Abstract submission starts
  • 20  February, 2020 Extended Abstract submission deadline
  • 1  April, 2020 Notification of extended abstract acceptance (qualified to present at ITEA 2020)
  • 15  May, 2020 Deadline for early bird registration, confirmation for participation and full paper upload for those papers to be considered for paper awards

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