Sinem Celik Girgin

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Sinem Celik Girgin

Casual Lecturer/ PhD
National Centre for Ports and Shipping

Room 22 , Connell Building

0450 665 916 (phone)


I started working as an export specialist in a multinational company and continued to work as a Budget and Reporting Assistant. I specialized in financial reporting in following years. Now, I work on ship investment modelling and teaching “International Business Management”.

Career summary

Languages (other than English)

  • Turkish
  • English


International Business Management, Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics

Teaching expertise

Lecturer, International Business Management, JNB251

Teaching responsibility

JNB251 - International Business Management

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Research Themes

  • Maritime economics
  • Ship investments
  • Investment modelling
  • Optimization

Fields of Research

  • Transportation, logistics and supply chains (350999)
  • Financial economics (380107)

Research Objectives

  • International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas) (270405)
  • Economic growth (150203)
  • Expanding knowledge in engineering (280110)


Total publications


Journal Article

(3 outputs)
2018Celik Girgin S, Karlis T, Nguyen H-O, 'A critical review of the literature on firm-level theories on ship investment', International Journal of Financial Studies, 6, (1) pp. 11-30. ISSN 2227-7072 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/ijfs6010011 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Karlis T; Nguyen H-O


2018James AJ, Schriever UG, Jahangiri S, Girgin SC, 'Improving maritime English competence as the cornerstone of safety at sea: a focus on teaching practices to improve maritime communication', World Maritime University. Journal of Maritime Affairs, 17, (2) pp. 293-310. ISSN 1651-436X (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s13437-018-0145-4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: James AJ; Schriever UG; Jahangiri S


2017Celik Girgin S, Nguyen H-O, Karlis T, 'Revisiting the effect of financial development on economic growth after the 2008 Global Financial Crisis', Advances in Economics and Business, 5, (8) pp. 456-465. ISSN 2331-5059 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.13189/aeb.2017.050804 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Nguyen H-O; Karlis T


Conference Publication

(1 outputs)
2017Celik Girgin S, Nguyen H-O, Karlis T, 'How Global Financial Crisis affected the financial development and economic growth?', Proceedings of the Institute of Global Finance and the School of Banking and Finance, UNSW Business School, 13-15 December 2017, Sydney, Australia, pp. 1-12. (2017) [Refereed Conference Paper]

[eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Nguyen H-O; Karlis T