Public Assistance to British Shipbuilding

  • Geoffrey Denton
  • Seamus O’Cleireacain
  • Sally Ash
Part of the Trade Policy Research Centre book series

Abstract

Shipbuilding around the industrialized world has come to be heavily subsidized. Like agricultural production in industrial countries, it exemplifies what happens when, for whatever reason and however justified, an industry is allowed to be removed from the influences of market forces.

Keywords

Welding Europe Shipping Marketing Drilling 

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Notes

  1. 3.
    J. R. Parkinson, The Economics of Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1960), p. 89.Google Scholar
  2. 5.
    Irving B. Kravis and Robert E. Lipsey, Price Competitiveness in World Trade (New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1971), p. 470.Google Scholar
  3. 7.
    Booz-Allen and Hamilton, British Shipbuilding 1972, Report to the Department of Trade and Industry (London: HM Stationery Office, 1973).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Trade Policy Research Centre 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoffrey Denton
    • 1
  • Seamus O’Cleireacain
    • 2
  • Sally Ash
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ReadingUK
  2. 2.State University of New YorkUSA

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