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Current Issues in Maritime Economics - Ken Gwilliam

Current Issues in Maritime Economics

By: Ken Gwilliam (Editor)

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Published: 30th November 1992
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Current Issues in Maritime Economics contains a selection of the papers presented at an international conference held in Rotterdam, June 1991. The book contains 11 papers from many world leaders in maritime economic analysis and will be of interest to shipping professsionals as well as to students of the field.
Current Issues in Maritime Economics addresses three major areas of interest. First, contributors discuss the rapidly changing international context. Second, the relationship between market structure and the workability of competition is analyzed. The final area concerns the decision processes of firms in the changing shipping world. Individually these papers might have found their way into volumes on subjects as disparate as business finance, industrial structure, mathematical modelling or political philosophy. Together they offer a broad representation of both the issues and the style of analysis adopted by many of the world's leading maritime economists.

Foreword
Maritime Economics in Transition?p. 1
Some Reflections on the Causes of Growth of Korean Shippingp. 8
Transition from a Planned to a Market Economy: Problems, Tasks, and First Results in Shipping of Eastern Germanyp. 22
Perspectives and Trends of the European Short Sea Shipping Industryp. 36
Internationalism, Protectionism and Interventionism in Shippingp. 45
Workable Competition, Politics, and Competition Policy in Liner Shippingp. 68
Is the Balancing of the World Newbuilding Market on the Long Term a Goal out of Reach?p. 85
Social Costs and Pricing in Shippingp. 101
The Optimum Size of Ship and the Impact of User costs - an application to container shippingp. 112
Freight Futures and Chartering: A Contingent Claims Analysis Approach to the Optimal Operational and Investment Decisions in Bulk Shippingp. 145
Sensitivity Analysis of Risk in Shipping Financep. 168
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ISBN: 9780792320487
ISBN-10: 0792320484
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 30th November 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.97