The World’s Worst Investment

The Economics of Treasure Hunting with Real-Life Comparisons
  • Peter Throckmorton
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)


The cost of undersea treasure hunts is double that of projects carried out by competent scientists. Only 1 in 20 salvage companies has any chance of making money. However, there is a way for investors to profit from shipwrecks.


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