Woan Foong Wong, Department of Economics

Woan Foong Wong

Woan Foong Wong

Assistant Professor
Practice Areas: International Trade, Trade Costs, Trade and Transport

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Woan Foong Wong is an academic expert in international trade, trade costs and trade and transport. Woan Foong’s research focuses on trade costs, specifically factors that impede and facilitate trade flow. These include transport costs, trade agreements, and resource misallocation. Woan Foong’s recent research explores the round trip effect of transport costs and international trade. Past papers look at the free rider effect and market power in trade agreements and preferential trade agreements. 

Recent Media:
Is globalization in decline? A new number contradicts the consensus (The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 3, 2023)
EXPLAINER: Suez Canal block could hit product supply chains (The Washington Post, March 25, 2021)
Is shipping ship-shape? (Trade Talks podcast, Oct. 12, 2020)