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). From Rhine to Pipeline: The Transition from Coal to Oil of the Rhine Economy, 1945-73, In Bao Leshi & Wang Zhenzhong (ed.),  A Comparative Reflection about the Yangtze River and the Rhine.  Zhongxi shuju.  ISBN 978-7-5475-1492-4.  24.  s 406 - 414
  • Boon, Marten (2019). International business and the Cold War. The case of the Trans-European Pipeline, 1956-1960, In Ben Wubs; Neil Forbes & Takafumi Kurosawa (ed.),  Multinational Enterprise, Political Risk and Organisational Change: From Total War to Cold War.  Routledge.  ISBN 9781138047822.  9.  s 196 - 213
  • Boon, Marten (2019). The Global Oil Industry, In Teresa Da Silva Lopes; Heidi Tworek & Christina Lubinski (ed.),  The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Global Business.  Routledge.  ISBN 9781138242654.  30.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Business enterprise and globalization: towards a transnational business history. Business History Review.  ISSN 0007-6805.  91(3), s 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 Ben Wubs & Ralf Banken (ed.),  The Rhine: A Transnational Economic History.  Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft.  ISBN 978-3-8487-4204-2.  Part 5 Infrastructures.
  • 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 (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), s 215- 235 . doi: 10.1524/jbwg.2012.0020
  • Boon, Marten; Klemann, H.A.M. & Wubs, B. (2012). Outport and Hinterland. Rotterdam Business and Ruhr Industry, 1870-2010, In Richard Gorski & Britta Söderqvist (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.  ISBN 978-91-637-1945-5.  Project summary.  s 201 - 207

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  • Boon, Marten (2018). Theoretical approaches to commodity trading companies.
  • 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), s 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 (2017). Economic Geography and Business History.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Making Markets: Royal Dutch/Shell and the commoditization of oil, 1974-1986.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Petropreneurs: business opportunities in the Rotterdam Oil Port, 1860-2000s.
  • Boon, Marten (2017). Review Europeans Globalizing: Mapping, Exploiting, Exchanging by Maria Paula Diogo and Dirk van Laak. EuropeNow.  (6)
  • 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 (2016). Commentator, session: Technological Development and Knowledge Regimes.
  • 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). Ports as trading hubs? Market structure, physical flows and the trading function, 1880s-1980s..
  • Boon, Marten (2016). The risks and rewards of trading oil: the commodification of a strategic industry.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Trading Soviet oil: traders, markets and prices, 1970s-1980s.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Trading: Approaches to a ’hidden’ business activity in the oil industry.
  • Boon, Marten (2016). Transnational history: merits, opportunities, and pifalls.
  • Boon, Marten (2015). Political Risk in Cold War France. The Case of the Trans-European Pipeline, 1956-1960.
  • 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 (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 (2014). Oil Pipelines, Politics and International Business. The Rotterdam oil port, Royal Dutch Shell and the German hinterland, 1945-1975.
  • Boon, Marten (2014). Property, control and room for manoeuvre: Royal Dutch Shell and Nazi Germany, 1933-1945.
  • Boon, Marten (2014). Why foreign companies invest in the Netherlands. The Netherlands as a conduit for international business, 1945-2000s.
  • 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 & Wubs, B. (2014). Property, control and room for manoeuvre: Royal Dutch Shell and Nazi Germany, 1933-1945.
  • Boon, Marten (2013). Energy transition, Suez crisis and transnational transport. The case of the Rotterdam-Rhine pipeline, 1955-1960.
  • Boon, Marten (2013). Tensions in transport: Rotterdam's contested position as the crude oil port of Western Europe, 1955-1970.
  • Boon, Marten & Schenk, Joep (2013). Trading Places. How Merchants shaped the Rotterdam-Ruhr Axis in the First Global Economy, 1870-1914.
  • 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). German outport or European gateway? The external relations of the Rotterdam port during energy transition, 1951-1973.
  • 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). Outport and Hinterland. Rotterdam Business and Ruhr Industry, 1870-2010.
  • Boon, Marten & Schenk, Joep (2012). Trading places. How merchants shaped the Rotterdam-Ruhr axis in the first global economy, 1870-1914.
  • 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 (2011). Energy transition, Suez crisis and transnational transport. The case of the Rotterdam-Rhine pipeline, 1955-1960.
  • 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). Opting for oil. Rotterdam's oil Port and the transition from coal to oil of the Ruhr Industry, 1945-1975.
  • Boon, Marten (2011). Outport and Hinterland. Rotterdam business and Ruhr industry, 1870-2010.
  • Boon, Marten (2010). Opting for Oil. Rotterdam's Oil Port and the Transition from Coal to Oil of the Ruhr Industry, 1945-1975.

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