Marten Boon

Researcher - History
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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0851 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1008 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Background

Master's degree (2006) and PhD (2014) from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Postdoc at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim between 2015 and 2018. 

Academic interests

Business and economic history after 1870; transnational history; petroleum industry; trading companies; environmental history; tax havens 

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Tags: Economic History, Business History, Transnational History, Oil History, Statoil, trading companies, tax havens, Environmental History

Publications

  • Boon, Marten (2019). Coal to oil and the post-war expansion of port and hinterland, 1945–1973. In Boon, Marten; Klemann, H.A.M. & Wubs, Ben (Ed.), Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective. Routledge. ISSN 9781138670853. p. 121–151. doi: 10.4324/9781315617404-5.
  • Boon, Marten; Klemann, H.A.M. & Wubs, Ben (2019). Transnational regions from a historical perspective: Rotterdam’s port and Ruhr industry, 1870–2010. In Boon, Marten; Klemann, H.A.M. & Wubs, Ben (Ed.), Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective. Routledge. ISSN 9781138670853. p. 1–17. doi: 10.4324/9781315617404-1.
  • Boon, Marten (2019). A Climate of Change? The Oil Industry and Decarbonization in Historical Perspective. Business History Review. ISSN 0007-6805. 93(1), p. 101–124. doi: 10.1017/S0007680519000321.
  • Boon, Marten (2019). The Global Oil Industry. In Da Silva Lopes, Teresa; Tworek, Heidi & Lubinski, Christina (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Global Business. Routledge. ISSN 9781138242654. p. 467–482. doi: 10.4324/9781315277813-30.
  • Boon, Marten (2019). From Rhine to Pipeline: The Transition from Coal to Oil of the Rhine Economy, 1945-73. In Leshi, Bao & Zhenzhong, Wang (Ed.), A Comparative Reflection about the Yangtze River and the Rhine. 中西书局. ISSN 978-7-5475-1492-4. p. 406–414.
  • Boon, Marten (2019). International business and the Cold War. The case of the Trans-European Pipeline, 1956-1960. In Wubs, Ben; Forbes, Neil & Kurosawa, Takafumi (Ed.), Multinational Enterprise, Political Risk and Organisational Change: From Total War to Cold War. Routledge. ISSN 9781138047822. p. 196–213.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Business enterprise and globalization: towards a transnational business history. Business History Review. ISSN 0007-6805. 91(3), p. 511–535. doi: 10.1017/S0007680517001015. Full text in Research Archive
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Connecting to Global Oil. The Construction of Oil Pipelines in the Rhine Basin, 1955-1960. In Wubs, Ben & Banken, Ralf (Ed.), The Rhine: A Transnational Economic History. Nomos. ISSN 978-3-8487-4204-2. doi: 10.5771/9783845284736-203. Full text in Research Archive
  • Boon, Marten & Wubs, Ben (2016). Property, control and room for manoeuvre: Royal Dutch Shell and Nazi Germany, 1933–1945. Business History. ISSN 0007-6791. doi: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1205034. Full text in Research Archive
  • Boon, Marten; Klemann, H.A.M. & Wubs, B. (2012). Outport and Hinterland. Rotterdam Business and Ruhr Industry, 1870-2010. In Gorski, Richard & Söderqvist, Britta (Ed.), The parallel worlds of the seafarer : ashore, afloat and abroad : papers from the 10th North Sea History Conference, Maritime Museum & Aquarium Gothenburg, 1-3 September 2011. Maritime Museum & Aquarium Gothenburg / Association of North Sea Cities. ISSN 978-91-637-1945-5. p. 201–207.
  • Boon, Marten (2012). Energy Transition and Port-Hinterland relations. The Rotterdam oil port and its transport relations to the West German hinterland, 1950–1975. Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte. ISSN 0075-2800. 53(2), p. 215–235. doi: 10.1524/jbwg.2012.0020.

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  • Boon, Marten (2018). Theoretical approaches to commodity trading companies.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Review of Dutch enterprise in the twentieth century. Business strategies in a small open economy. Business History. ISSN 0007-6791. doi: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1393905.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Theoretical approaches to commodity trading companies.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Making Markets: Royal Dutch/Shell and the commoditization of oil, 1974-1986.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Economic Geography and Business History.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Petropreneurs: business opportunities in the Rotterdam Oil Port, 1860-2000s.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Boekbespreking Martijn Lak, Tot elkaar veroordeeld. De Nederlands-Duitse economische betrekkingen tussen 1945-1957. Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis. ISSN 0040-7518. 130(2), p. 321–322.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Commodity Trading Companies in the First Global Economy, 1870-1913. H-Soz-u-Kult (Internet-Forum des H-Net).
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Transnational history: merits, opportunities, and pifalls.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Ports as trading hubs? Market structure, physical flows and the trading function, 1880s-1980s.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Commentator, session: Technological Development and Knowledge Regimes.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Trading: Approaches to a ’hidden’ business activity in the oil industry.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Deuss’ demise: an oil trader’s struggle to keep up with the market, 1970s-1990s.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Oil pipelines, politics and international business. The Rotterdam oil port and the German hinterland 1945-1975.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Trading Soviet oil: traders, markets and prices, 1970s-1980s.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). The risks and rewards of trading oil: the commodification of a strategic industry .
  • Boon, Marten (2015). The Hidden Companies of the Global Economy. Uncovering the History of Independent Oil Traders.
  • Boon, Marten (2015). Understanding the rise of independent oil traders: looking beyond the controversies, 1960s-2000s.
  • Boon, Marten (2015). Political Risk in Cold War France. The Case of the Trans-European Pipeline, 1956-1960.
  • Boon, Marten (2014). Why is Rotterdam the largest oil port of Western Europe? The case of the Trans-European pipeline plan, 1956-1958.
  • Boon, Marten (2014). Why foreign companies invest in the Netherlands. The Netherlands as a conduit for international business, 1945-2000s.
  • Boon, Marten (2014). Property, control and room for manoeuvre: Royal Dutch Shell and Nazi Germany, 1933-1945.
  • Boon, Marten & Wubs, B. (2014). Property, control and room for manoeuvre: Royal Dutch Shell and Nazi Germany, 1933-1945.
  • Boon, Marten (2014). Fuelling the West German Economic Miracle. The Rotterdam oil port, Royal Dutch Shell and the German hinterland, 1945-1975.
  • Boon, Marten (2014). “Het groote gevaar” – Veiligheid in de Rotterdamse oliehaven. Mainport news. ISSN 1389-7101.
  • Boon, Marten (2014). International business and national politics: Crude oil pipelines in the Rhine region, 1955-1960.
  • Boon, Marten (2013). Energy transition, Suez crisis and transnational transport. The case of the Rotterdam-Rhine pipeline, 1955-1960.
  • Boon, Marten & Schenk, Joep (2013). Trading Places. How Merchants shaped the Rotterdam-Ruhr Axis in the First Global Economy, 1870-1914.
  • Boon, Marten (2013). Tensions in transport: Rotterdam's contested position as the crude oil port of Western Europe, 1955-1970.
  • Boon, Marten & Wubs, B. (2013). Hydrogenation and the Economic Geography of Foreign Direct Investment: the case of Royal Dutch Shell in Germany, 1926-1964.
  • Boon, Marten (2012). Outport and Hinterland. Rotterdam Business and Ruhr Industry, 1870-2010.
  • Boon, Marten (2012). Institutional Shocks and Regional Continuity: The Role of Royal Dutch/Shell in Reshaping the Lower Rhine region, 1936-1961.
  • Boon, Marten (2012). German outport or European gateway? The external relations of the Rotterdam port during energy transition, 1951-1973.
  • Boon, Marten & Schenk, Joep (2012). Trading places. How merchants shaped the Rotterdam-Ruhr axis in the first global economy, 1870-1914.
  • Boon, Marten (2011). Opting for Oil. Rotterdam's Oil Port and the Transition from Coal to Oil of the Ruhr Industry, 1945-1975.
  • Boon, Marten (2011). Energy transition, Suez crisis and transnational transport. The case of the Rotterdam-Rhine pipeline, 1955-1960.
  • Boon, Marten (2011). Outport and Hinterland. Rotterdam business and Ruhr industry, 1870-2010.
  • Boon, Marten (2011). Opting for oil. Rotterdam's oil Port and the transition from coal to oil of the Ruhr Industry, 1945-1975.
  • Boon, Marten (2011). Energy transition and Port-Hinterland relations. The Rotterdam oil port and its relations to the Rhine-Ruhr hinterland during energy transition, 1950-1975.
  • Boon, Marten (2010). Opting for Oil. Rotterdam's Oil Port and the Transition from Coal to Oil of the Ruhr Industry, 1945-1975.
  • Boon, Marten (2014). Oil Pipelines, Politics and International Business. The Rotterdam oil port, Royal Dutch Shell and the German hinterland, 1945-1975. Unpublished.

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