Containerized shipping is an odd business in normal times. What happens when you add a pandemic and a trade war? Eytan Buchman (Freightos) updates the status of the industry in 2020, and Woan Foong Wong (University of Oregon) explains why when some shipping costs go up, others automatically go down.
- Woan Foong Wong. 2020. The Round Trip Effect: Endogenous Transport Costs and International Trade. University of Oregon manuscript, August.
- Sharat Ganapati, Woan Foong Wong, and Oren Ziv. 2020. Entrepôt: Hubs, Scale, and Trade Costs. University of Oregon manuscript, March.
- Simon Wright. 2020. How covid-19 put wind in shipping companies’ sails. The Economist, 10 October.