Department of Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics

Research Seminars

TopicA Discussion on the Environmental Issues of the Construction of the Third Runway at the Hong Kong International Airport
Time:16:00 ~ 17:30
Venue:Room 928A, Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK
Speaker:Dr. Law Cheung-kwok, Mutual Partners (HK) Limited
Department:Dept of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics
Detail / Abstract:This is an informal discussion with colleagues and students about the environmental issues of the construction of the third runway at the Hong Kong International Airport. The construction of the third runway is one of the key issues of the Hong Kong aviation industry. The following topics will be addressed in the discussion: (1) the environmental problems brought by the construction, particularly the emission and noise issues; (2) how to measure the pollution and the related impacts to the society; (3) methodologies to quantify the social costs involved and (4) possible mitigation policies for the issues, including examples from other airports.