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Global trade and the maritime transport revolution

David S. Jacks

Global trade and the maritime transport revolution

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid S. Jacks, Krishna Pendakur.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 14139, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 14139.
ContributionsPendakur, Krishna., National Bureau of Economic Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17088430M
LC Control Number2008610955

World Maritime News reports that approximately 30 CTs globally are classed as being automated (World Maritime News, ). This is a small proportion of the total number of roughly. 2 However, the terminals that are automated tend to be large operations and play pivotal roles in the global CT network.   More than 50 leaders from the financial, public and private sectors participated in the first “Financing Sustainable Maritime Transport (FIN-SMART) Roundtable” on 27 October. The high‑level virtual Roundtable was hosted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Bank Group.


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Global trade and the maritime transport revolution by David S. Jacks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Published: David S Jacks & Krishna Pendakur, "Global Trade and the Maritime Transport Revolution," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol.

92(4), pagesOctober. citation courtesy of. Users who downloaded this paper also downloaded* these:Cited by: that the maritime transport revolution was a primary driver of the late-nineteenth-century global trade boom.

Rather, the most powerful forces driving the boom were those of income growth and convergence. Finally, we suggest that a significant portion of the observed decline in maritime transport costs may have been generated by the trade boom.

We also take the endogeneity of bilateral trade and freight rates seriously and propose an instrumental variables approach. The results are striking: we find no evidence that the maritime transport revolution was the primary driver of the late-nineteenth-century global trade by: that the maritime transport revolution was a primary driver of the late-nineteenth-century global trade boom.

Rather, the most powerful forces driving the boom were those of income growth and convergence. Finally, we suggest that a significant portion of the observed decline in maritime transport costs may have been generated by the trade boom.

Global Trade and the Maritime Transport Revolution. David S. Jacks, Krishna Pendakur. NBER Working Paper No. Books Recent Books Earlier Books (by decade) Browse books by Series International Trade and Investment.

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Bulk trade and maritime transport costs: The evolution of global markets. Since the s a transport revolution has occurred comparable to events in the late nineteenth century when sailing ships was replaced by steam vessels. Freight rates for bulk products have decreased 65–70% due to improved maritime technology.

Formerly separate. Maritime Connectivity and Trade 1 1. INTRODUCTION Maritime transport is at the core of Global trade and the maritime transport revolution book trade in merchandises. Around 80 per cent of volume of goods exchanged in the world are transported via sea (UNCTAD, ). The predominance of maritime transport is explained to a large extent by an exponential intensification of.

Maritime Transport Is ‘Backbone of Global Trade and the Global Economy’, Says Secretary-General in Message for International Day and every country relies on maritime trade. viii NOTE NOTE The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurrent publication prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat since Global trade and the maritime transport revolution book the aim of fostering the transparency of maritime markets and analysing relevant developments.

Any factual or editorial corrections that may prove necessary, based on comments made by Governments, will be reflectedin a. We also take the endogeneity of bilateral trade and freight rates seriously and propose an instrumental variables approach. The results are striking as we find no evidence that the maritime transport revolution was the primary driver of the late nineteenth century global trade boom.

Global Trade and the Maritime Transport Revolution. David Jacks and Krishna Pendakur. NoNBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Abstract: What is the role of transport improvements in globalization.

We argue that the nineteenth century is the ideal testing ground for this question: freight rates fell on average by 50% while global trade increased % from. Downloadable (with restrictions).

What is the role of transport improvements in globalization. We argue that the nineteenth century is the ideal testing ground: maritime freight rates fell on average by 50% while global trade increased % from to We estimate the first indices of bilateral freight rates and directly incorporate these into a standard gravity model.

Downloadable. What is the role of transport improvements in globalization. We argue that the nineteenth century is the ideal testing ground for this question: freight rates fell on average by 50% while global trade increased % from to We estimate the first indices of bilateral freight rates for the period and directly incorporate these into a standard gravity model.

V arious data in global trade and international maritime trade are presented and reviewed. After the global nanc ial crisis in latewitnessed the worst. increased efficiencies that came along with the maritime shipping revolution and their implications for trade today.

Introduction Maritime shipping has always been important, even in the early stages of economic development. Adam Smith highlighted the important role that shipping plays in enabling trade in his book, 'The Wealth of Nations. Maritime transport is critical to the global economy, with more than 90% of the world's trade carried by sea, according to the United Nations (UN).

A container ship at the port in Qingdao, in. Maritime transport is the backbone of the increasingly globalized economy and the international trade system. However, greenhouse gases (GHGs) and other emissions from vessels and related activities in maritime trade have caused significant environmental impacts, especially in.

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merchant mariners and the maritime industry. 1 Water transportation contributed $36 billion U.S. dollars and 64 thousand jobs to the U.S. economy inwhich helped keep Americans moving. Maritime Transport and Regional Sustainability is a critical examination on how the maritime transport sector helps regions to achieve their sustainability goals, especially focusing on the challenges posed by climate book analyzes maritime transport from multiple perspectives, establishing a strong theoretical framework drawn on evidence from both the developed and emerging.

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More than 80% of world trade is carried by sea, constituting by far the most important means of transport of goods. Maritime transport has been growing annually by around % for the past three decades.

Although there are many shipping companies in the maritime industry, most of them are small with insignificant market shares. Globally, maritime trade represents over 80% of total world merchandise trade, with UK ports handling some 5% by volume of total world maritime trade at some point in its journey (UNCTAD,p.

6; Department for Transport, ). Maritime transportation is an important commercial activity; as ofseaborne trade accounted for percent of global trade in terms of volume and percent in terms of value. This importance has been enduring and amply documented throughout history.

On the social side, as the delivery mechanism for global trade, international maritime transport supports and sustains a huge number of wealth-creating and poverty-alleviating activities in both developed and developing countries.

Shipping provides job. The intermodal shipping container, which revolutionized global trade in goods from the s on, is far more than a steel box – it is a set of standards that define the dimensions, strength and lifting points of containers, which complement the design of.

providers of transportation. Transport is thus a derived demand and carriers and third party service providers who engage in the chain of transportation must derive value from and add value to the movement (Robinson, ). How carriers and agents create value in the maritime chain of transportation is, however, a subject which has been.

With this revolution, as in the past three, technology and automation now completes tasks that used to require a salaried employee. In the long run, the employment market may shift toward better, safer jobs; but in the short term there will be fewer available positions between the executive boardroom and the minimum wage laborer.

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