PortStudies

April 27th, 2011
PortStudies

May 2011: PortEconomics member Thanos Pallis will discuss the findings of a forthcoming report on FDI practices in ports during the UNCTAD Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission session, 2–6 May 2011, Geneva, Switzerland. Thanos Pallis will join Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD and a number of Ministers and key decision makers in developing countries to discuss Best Practices in Strengthening Investment in Basic Infrastructure in Developing Countries. The High-level session of the Commission, jointly with...
April 12th, 2011
PortStudies

A new study entitled The Financialisation of the Port and terminal Industry: Revisiting Risk and Embeddedness, co-authored by the members of the portEconomics team Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Theo Notteboom  and Thanos Pallis, is now published in the latest issue of the scholarly Journal Maritime Policy and Management (vol 38 (2), pp. 191 - 213). The paper explores the evolving relationship between the port and terminal industry and the financial sector. Since the financial industry has taken an active role in global economic affairs,...
January 14th, 2011
PortStudies

PortEconomics members contribute in the book "Integrating Seaports and Trade Corridors" co-edited by Hall, P., Mc Calla, R., Comtois, C., Slack, B.  The book, published by  Ashgate (ISBN 978-1-4094-0401-9), examines the importance of the seaports and the corridors which connects them, for the international trade and the world economy. ENPOS members Theo Notteboom, Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Thanos Pallis and Thomas Vitsounis contributed with three chapters. Theo Notteboom and Jean-Paul Rodrigue (along with G. De Monie) co-authored two chapters....
December 13th, 2010
PortStudies

PortEconomics members and associate members were involved in a large number of papers which were presented at  the Asian Logistics Round Table 2010 Conference and Meeting (ALRT 2010) which took place in Antwerp on 2-3 December 2010. The studies to be published in an edited book in late January/early February 2011: SHOU, C., NG, K.Y., PALLIS, A., Transport node governance in a changing world: the institutional reform of Tianjin port - VEENSTRA, A., NOTTEBOOM, T., The development of the Yangtze River Container Ports System DE COSTER,...
December 12th, 2010
PortStudies

December 2010: The port study "The Financialisation of the Port and Terminal Industry: Revisiting risk and embeddedness", conducted by Jean-Paul Rodrigue (Hofstra University, US), Theo Notteboom (ITMMA-University of Antwerp) and Athanasios Pallis (STT-University of the Aegean) will be published in a forthcoming issue of Maritime Policy and Management, the flagship journal of international shipping and port research. The study explores the evolving relationship between the port and terminal industry and the financial sector. Since the...
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