The international political economy of Pacific Islands flags of convenience, Issues 66-69
Centre for the Study of Australia-Asia Relations, Faculty of Asian and International Studies, Griffith University, 1992 - Business & Economics - 86 pages
Monograph which examines the reasons for and implications of the huge increase in the number of foreign-owned ships registered in Pacific Island countries for commercial and tax advantages. Comparisons are made with competing 'flags of convenience' systems, particularly those of Third World countries such as Panama and Liberia. Includes a glossary, explanatory notes, a bibliography and tables of statistics. The author teaches interdisciplinary social sciences at Griffith University in Queensland.
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