Professor of Economics and Finance
Economics, Finance and Information Systems Dept
Daytona College of Business
Daytona Beach campus


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, State University of New York System : Binghamton

  • BA 332: Corporate Finance I
  • BA 523: Advanced Aviation Economics


" Bijan Vasigh, The Role of International Organizations to Liberalize Air Transport Services. Journal of Transport Research, The Korea Transport Institute, 16(1), 97-112, March 2009.

" Bijan Vasigh, and Javad Gorjidooz, The Maquiladora Industry: Recent Downturn and Future Prospects. International Business and Economic Research Journal, 8(3), 47-58, March 2009.

" Yen, Ke and Vasigh, Allocating the number of slots among scheduled air routes: A social perspective Airport Management, 2(4), 2008.
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" Bijan Vasigh, and Jorge M. Herrera, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance and Aviation Safety: An Empirical Investigation The International Journal of Applied Management and Technology, V.5, No.1, 45-59. May 2007.

" Bijan Vasigh, and Javad Gorjidooz, Productivity Analysis of Public and Private Airports: A Causal Investigation, Journal of Air Transportation, V.11, No3, 142-62, 2006.

" Siva Sivasundaram and Bijan Vasigh, Unified approach to continuous and discrete models in economics, Journal of Nonlinear Studies, 13(1), PP 53-73, 2006.

" Reza G. Hamzaee and Bijan Vasigh, A Collective Airport-Airline Efficiency Strategic Model The International Journal of Applied Management Technology, V. 4, Number 1, PP 67-78, May 2006.

" Bijan Vasigh, and Kenneth Fleming, A Total Factor Productivity Based for Tactical Cluster Assessment: Empirical Investigation in the Airline Industry Journal of Air Transportation, PP 4-199, V. 10, No 1, November 2005.
(Winner: Sorenson Best Paper Award)

" Bijan Vasigh and G. Rod Erfani, Aircraft Value, Global Economy and Volatility Aerlines Magazine, PP 1-4, 28, December 2004.

" Bijan Vasigh, John Owens and Kwang Yoo, A Price Forecasting Model for Predicting Value of Commercial Airports: A Case of Three Korean Airports. International Journal of Transport Management, V. 1, PP 225-236, 2004.

" Bijan Vasigh and Reza Hamzaee, Testing Sensitivity of Student Enrollment With Respect to Tuition at an Institution of Higher Education International Advances in Economic Research, V. 10, No. 2, PP 133-149, 2004.

" Massoud Bazargan and Bijan Vasigh, Size versus Efficiency: A Case Study of US Commercial Airports. Journal of Air Transport Management, V. 9, Issue 3, PP 187-194, 2003.

" Bijan Vasigh and Mehdi Haririan, An Empirical Investigation of Financial and Operational Efficiency of Private versus Public Airport. Journal of Air Transportation, V. 8, No. 1, 2003, 91-110. 2003.

" Bijan Vasigh and Shawn Helmsky, An Empirical Examination of Airframe Manufactures Safety Performance: Boeing versus Airbus. Journal of Public Works Management and Policy, V. 5, Number 2, 147-156, October 2000.

" Reza G. Hamzaee and Bijan Vasigh, "A Simple Revenue Cost Perspective on US Airport Operations, Journal of Transportation Management, V. 6, Issue 1, 61 64. January 2000.

" Bijan Vasigh and Shawn Helmsky, "An Evaluation of Regional Airline Safety in the New Regulatory Environment, Journal of Transportation Quarterly, V. 54, Number 2, 59-76. Spring, 2000.

" Bijan Vasigh and Reza G. Hamzaee, A Comparative Analysis of Economic Performance of US Commercial Airports, Journal of Air Transport Management, V. 4, Issue 4, 209-216, 1998.

" Bijan Vasigh and Mehdi Haririan, The Impact of Airport Use Agreement on Airport Profitability and Efficiency, Proceedings Transportation Research Forum, 39th Annual Meeting, 220-234, October 1997.

" Reza G. Hamzaee and Bijan Vasigh, An Applied Model of Airline Revenue Management, Journal of Travel Research, V. 35, No. 4, pp. 64-68, Spring 1997.

" Bijan Vasigh, and Mehdi Haririan, Airport Privatization: A Simple Welfare Analysis. Journal of Economic and Finance, V. 20, 89-99, Fall 1996.

" Bijan Vasigh, and Reza G. Hamzaee, Airline Revenue Management: Review and Analysis,
The Kentucky Journal of Economics, V. 15, 97-112, Fall 1996.

" Bijan Vasigh, Thomas Tacker, and Mehdi Haririan, Talking Privatization: As Europe Takes the Lead, the Effort Gets Mixed Reviews in the U.S., Airport Business Magazine, March 1996.

" Bijan Vasigh, Kevin T. Greiner, and Mehdi Haririan, "Calculating Economic Damage Award: The Elusive Search for Accuracy and Equity." Pennsylvania Journal of Economic and Finance, V. 4, 51-57, Fall 1995.

" Bijan Vasigh and Abe Harraf "Start-Up Airlines: A Counter-Cyclical Phenomenon." Proceedings Transportation Research Forum, 36th Annual Meeting, 595-602, November 1994.


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" Provided Technical Information and Assistance on the Air Transport Industry Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisors (2008).

" Provided Technical Assistance on Cost-Rebalancing and Cost Reduction Strategies to Air Malta (2008).

" Provided Technical Assistance for Airport Improvements and Airspace Optimization in the Central Zone of Country of Chile (2007).

" Consultant for an airline creditors, hired to analyze the possible deepening insolvency and violation of fiduciary responsibilities by the management (2006).

" Consultant for American Airlines, hired to investigate the validity of a previous study distributed by Southwest Airlines and The Campbell-Hill Aviation Group. Southwest Airlines commissioned The Campbell-Hill Aviation Group in an effort to support its proposition that repeal of the Wright Amendment will result in lower airfares (2005).

" Consultant for a Miami based law firm, Kenny Nachwalter, P.A., hired to provide a comprehensive strategic examination of the U.S. airline industry and to identify the factors affecting a defunct airline. The result of the report was used to defend a client airline in Federal Court. (2004-2005).

" Consultant for a Pittsburg based startup airlines (Direct Jet), hired to develop a multi-year strategic business plan aimed at finding potential partners and investors in the United States. (2002 to 2006).

" Consultant for a Florida Based air taxi company, hired to develop a business plan looking for capital investors to finance the commercialization of their service in the North American market. (2002 to present).

" Consultant with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); provided assistance on the evaluation of aeronautical charge structure for the Brazilian Institute of Civil Aviation (IAC).
" Worked on a NASA Research Grant, entitled, Determination of Statewide Economics Benefits of the Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS). 2001 and 2003.

" Economic Feasibility Analysis of the Commercial Airline Pilot Training (CAPT) Program: Strategic- Economic Framework of Airline Qualification Training Program for a Florida based Flight School, 2003.


BOOKS and CHAPTERS:

" Foundation of Airline Finance: Methodology and Practices Bijan Vasigh, Liam Mackay and Kenneth Fleming, Ashgate Publishing, England, 2010.

" Introduction to Air Transport Economics: From Theory to Applications Bijan Vasigh, Kenneth Fleming and Thomas Tacker, Ashgate Publishing, Gower House Croft Rd Aldershot,
England, 2008.

" Airline Finance & Accounting Management IATA, Training and Development Institute, Edited, 2006.

" Bijan Vasigh and Shawn Helmsky, Airline Safety: An Application of Empirical Methods to Determine Fatality. Handbook of Airline Economics, Second Edition, PP 501-512, McGraw- Hill Company, 2002.

" Reza G. Hamzaee and Bijan Vasigh, Total Factor Productivity Index (TFP) for Airport Efficiency. Handbook of Airline Economics, Second Edition, PP 469-476, McGraw- Hill Company, 2002.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

" Evaluation of Airport Performance: Public versus Private Ownership University of Bucharest,
the Faculty of Business and Administration, Pages. 286-302, November, 2009.

" Air Transport Liberalization. Negotiating Strategies for Creating a Liberalized Air Transport Bloc in North Asia. The Korea Transport Institute, and East West Center, Special Report. 2008.

" Productivity Analysis of Public and Private Airports: A Causal Investigation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports, abstract, V 45, no 15, Pages 3-4. August, 2007.

" Aviation Safety: New Concerns by Airline Travelers, de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Transporte Aéreo, Pages 7 and 24, V.1, No.7, 2006.

" Airport Industry: Challenges and Opportunities, Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Estratégicos e de Políticas, PP 1-3, September 2006.

" A Total Factor Productivity Based for Tactical Cluster Assessment: Empirical Investigation in the Airline Industry National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports, abstract, V 45, no 15, P 13. July, 2005.

" An Evaluation of Commercial Airline Safety: Assessment of Major, National and Regional Airlines Safety. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports, abstract, V 43, no 14, P 13. April, 2005.

" Reza G. Hamzaee and Bijan Vasigh, Productivity Analysis of Public and Private Airports: Developing Measures of Merit. Avmark Aviation Economist, V 18, no 2, pp. 10-13. March 2001.

" Its Time to Privatize Our Airports, The Leader, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, PP. 20-21, spring 1998.

" Privatization: Trends in Aviation, Airport Business Magazine, February 1996.