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Unified Container Shipping Industry Data From 1966: Freight Rate, Shipping Quantity, Newbuilding, Secondhand, and Scrap Price

  title={Unified Container Shipping Industry Data From 1966: Freight Rate, Shipping Quantity, Newbuilding, Secondhand, and Scrap Price},
  author={Takuma Matsuda and Suguru Otani},
We construct a new unified panel dataset that combines route-year-level freight rates with shipping quantities for the six major routes and industry-year-level newbuilding, secondhand, and scrap prices from 1966 (the beginning of the industry) to 2009. We offer detailed instructions on how to merge various datasets and validate the data's consistency by industry experts and former executives who have historical knowledge and experience. Using this dataset, we provide a quantitative and… 

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