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SE-503-1 Shipping Economics
Course in international economics.
Upon successful completion of this course the student should have insight into, and be able to analyze:
- the main shipping markets
- the relations between shipping and the international economy
- the main drivers of shipping demand
- the basic economics of bulk shipping
- the shipbuilding industry and how this industry is related to freight markets
- investment and risk management in the shipping industry
The course gives an introduction to international shipping and shipping market analysis. The main perspective is from a shipowning and shipinvestment point of view, with particular emphasis on strategic issues and long term development. The aim is to demonstrate how various models and theories from microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics and finance can be applied to a specific sector.
3 hours of lectures each week, plus work in student groups.
Approved compulsory assignments. Information about the assignments will be given in Fronter at the start of the semester.
4-hour written examination with graded marks.
Second cycle i.e. master level.
Normally fourth year.
Student Adviser Anne Line Omsland.
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
- 7.5 ECTS credits
IN-5700- 2 - 7.5 ECTS credits
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences