Maritime Economics: Second Edition

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9780415153102: Maritime Economics: Second Edition

Now in its second edition Maritime Economics provides a valuable introduction to the organisation and workings of the global shipping industry. The author outlines the economic theory as well as many of the operational practicalities involved.
Extensively revised for the new edition, the book has many clear illustrations and tables. Topics covered include:
* an overview of international trade
* Maritime Law
* economic organisation and principles
* financing ships and shipping companies
* market research and forecasting.

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"Well structured and full of useful information, we may hope it will be around for a good many years."-Professor Harry Benford, Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan "A really modern, expert treatment of shipping as an economic activity, using an original framework. It fills a long-felt gap."-Professor Henc Molenaar, Erasmus University, Rotterdam "This ambitious work fills a yawning gap in the modern treatment of maritime affairs."-Derek Kimber, OBE, Chairman, London and Overseas Freighters

About the Author:

Martin Stopford has enjoyed a distinguished career in the shipping industry as Director of Business Development with British Shipbuilders, Global Shipping Economist with the Chase Manhattan Bank N.A., Chief Executive of Lloyds Maritime Information Services; Managing Director of Clarkson Research Services and an executive Director of Clarksons PLC. He lectures regularly at Cambridge Academy of Transport and is a Visiting Professor at Cass Business School, Dalian Maritime University and Copenhagen Business School.

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