MARITIME TRASPORT ECONOMICS

MARITIME TRASPORT ECONOMICS

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iten
Codice
101142
ANNO ACCADEMICO
2020/2021
CFU
6 cfu al 1° anno di 10948 MARITIME SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (L-28) GENOVA
SETTORE SCIENTIFICO DISCIPLINARE
SECS-P/06
LINGUA
Inglese
SEDE
GENOVA (MARITIME SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
periodo
Annuale
materiale didattico

PRESENTAZIONE

Lectures will focus on the determinants of the demand of maritime transport, the role of shipping in the international trade, and the supply of shipping capacity.

Special topics will be discussed in class through a series of dedicated activities.

OBIETTIVI E CONTENUTI

OBIETTIVI FORMATIVI

The course provides the specificities of the sector and the contribution provided to the general economic theory, the knowledge of the distinctive characteristics of the different modes of maritime transport and the forms of integration and competition, the markets in which the companies operate and the economic policy guidelines that drive International trade and sea transport.

OBIETTIVI FORMATIVI (DETTAGLIO) E RISULTATI DI APPRENDIMENTO

Students will be able to understand how the shipping market evolves, its main drivers and which changes are expected in the near future.

Modalità didattiche

The module will be entirely delivered in English.

Traditional Lectures, seminars, and the discussion of case studies will be used.

For Semester 1, the module will be delivered through pre-recorded material and online activities.

PROGRAMMA/CONTENUTO

Part I: The role of shipping in the international trade

- Derived Demand

- Trade And Shipping

Part II: The demand for shipping

- Liquid Bulk

- Dry Bulk

- General Cargo

- Passengers

Part III: The supply side: tramp and liner shipping

Part IV: Freight rates; Co-operation and competition

Part V: Seaports

Part VI: the Political economy of shipping

- Flags of convenience and International Registers

- Subsidies

- The shipping sector in the national payments balance

TESTI/BIBLIOGRAFIA

Main textbook: M. Stopford. "Maritime Economics"

Further readings will be suggested during the lectures.

DOCENTI E COMMISSIONI

Ricevimento: http://www.economia.unige.it/index.php/il-dipartimento/personale/docenti-ad-economia/121-claudio-ferrari Mercoledì dalle 9.00 alle 10.30

Ricevimento: Presso DIEC (II piano), Via Vivaldi 5, Genova - Mercoledì dalle 9.00 alle 10.30 Presso Campus Savona - Venerdì mattina, solo previo appuntamento e durante i semestri di insegnamento.

LEZIONI

Modalità didattiche

The module will be entirely delivered in English.

Traditional Lectures, seminars, and the discussion of case studies will be used.

For Semester 1, the module will be delivered through pre-recorded material and online activities.

INIZIO LEZIONI

Lectures will start in accordance with the academic calendar (Semester 1).

ESAMI

Modalità d'esame

Oral exam.

Modalità di accertamento

Students will be evaluated on:

- the knowledge of the course contents

- communication skills

- problem solving skills