Maritime Economics

A Macroeconomic Approach

Authors: Karakitsos, E., Varnavides, L.

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This book analyses shipping markets and their interdependence. This ground-breaking text develops a new macroeconomic approach to maritime economics and provides the reader with a more comprehensive understanding of the way modern shipping markets function.

About the authors

Elias Karakitsos is Chairman of Global Economic Research (LLC), Director and Partner of Twintop Consultants (trading FFAs in the shipping market); and an Associate Member of the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, University of Cambridge, UK. He was at Imperial College, UK, for nearly 25-years, where he held the chair of economics and was Head of Economics for ten-years. He has acted as an advisor to the UK, US and EU governments, and as an investment advisor to many financial institutions, including Citigroup, Oppenheimer, Allianz, Credit Agricole and Standard Chartered.


Lambros Varnavides studied economics at University College London, UK, and the London School of Economics, UK. He joined the Royal Bank of Scotland as a Shipping Analyst in 1974 and from 1998 to 2014 was the Managing Director and Global Head of Shipping at RBS. He has lectured in MIT and the Cass Business School on shipping finance and is also a Trustee Director of the Lloyds Register Foundation and a non-executive Director of the Baltic Exchange.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Karakitsos, Elias (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

  • The Theoretical Foundations of the Freight Market

    Karakitsos, Elias (et al.)

    Pages 11-40

  • The Shipyard, Scrap and Secondhand Markets

    Karakitsos, Elias (et al.)

    Pages 41-92

  • The Efficiency of Shipping Markets

    Karakitsos, Elias (et al.)

    Pages 95-152

  • Business Cycles

    Karakitsos, Elias (et al.)

    Pages 153-208

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Maritime Economics
Book Subtitle
A Macroeconomic Approach
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38341-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137383419
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-44117-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-38340-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 372
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