The New Panama Canal in a Global Context (Presentation Slides)

23 Pages Posted: 23 Aug 2016

Date Written: JUNE 11, 2015


A presentation of the new Panama Canal (opening in 2016) in the context of global economic change, containerized shipping technologies and a worldwide multi-modal shipping system. Five determinants are identified to assess the prospects of Panamanian centrality in global shipping over the coming decades.

Keywords: New Panama Canal, Containerization, Global Economics, Maritime Commerce

JEL Classification: F1, F6, O24, O33, R1, R49

Suggested Citation

Boschken, Herman L., The New Panama Canal in a Global Context (Presentation Slides) (JUNE 11, 2015). Available at SSRN: or

Herman L. Boschken (Contact Author)

San Jose State University ( email )

One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0070
United States

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