A survey of shipping finance research: Setting the future research agenda
Manolis Kavussanos (),
Chi Y. Kim,
Dimitris Tsouknidis () and
Ilias Visvikis ()
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 2018, vol. 115, issue C, 164-212
Financing shipping related investment projects has always been a focal area of debate and research within the international maritime industry since access to funding can determine the competitiveness of a capital-intensive business as well as its success or failure under adverse market conditions. This paper provides, for the first time, a comprehensive and structured survey of all published research in the area of shipping finance and investment. The review spans approximately four decades (1979–2018) of empirical evidence, including 162 studies published in 48 scholarly journals, complemented with select books and book chapters. The study provides a bibliometric analysis and comprehensive synthesis of existing research offering an invaluable source of information for both the academic community and business practice, shaping the future research agenda in shipping finance and investment.
Keywords: Survey analysis; Shipping finance and investment; Transportation finance; Company valuation; Corporate governance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G10 G20 G30 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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