Maritime Economics provides a valuable introduction to the organization and workings of the global shipping industry. The author outlines the economic theory behind this large and complex market and at the same time deals with many of the operational practicalities involved.
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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.Review:
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
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Book Description HarperCollins Academic, London UK, 1991. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good/Very Good +. Second Impression. xv + 413 pages incl. index, futher reading, references & appendices. Pictorial softback with reading creases to spine, slight wear to spine-ends, lighty wear to corners with slight creases. Light usage marks to page-edges. Text is very clean & in nice condition. Size: 9" tall By 6 " Wide Approx. Bookseller Inventory # 034242