Edited by Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura, Luis Rubalcaba and John R. Bryson
This book provides one of the first interdisciplinary reviews of the relationship between services, globalisation and trade liberalisation as we enter the twenty-first century. Written by academics and policymakers, it contains a detailed analysis of the characteristics of service trade and of recent and current service trade negotiations.
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- Trading Services in the Global Economy
- Figures and tables
- Chapter 1: The relationship between globalisation and services
- Chapter 2: Services in the age of globalisation: explanatory interrelations and dimensions
- Chapter 3: The globalisation of services in economic theory and economic practice: some conceptual issues
- Chapter 4: A comparative approach to the internationalisation of service industries
- Chapter 5: EU Services trade, with particular reference to business and professional services
- Chapter 6: Transaction modes and the internationalisation of business service firms in the Haute-Garonne
- Chapter 7: The internationalisation of commercil activities: some recent theoretical contributions and empirical evidence
- Chapter 8: ‘Trading’ business knowledge between countries: consultants and the diffusion of management knowledge
- Chapter 9: Services trade and globalisation: governmental services and public policy concerns
- Chapter 10: The liberlisation of international trade in services: issues of competence and legitimacy for the GATS – and the impact of its rules on institutions
- Chapter 11: GATS 2000: the issues at stake, an EC perspective
- Chapter 12: An American policy perspective on service trade: the views of the Coalition of Service Industries on the United States negotiating objectives for services at the Seattle WTO
- Chapter 13: Developing countries and the GATS 2000 Round
- Chapter 14: A real Single Market for services?
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