ISBN-10:
019923521X
ISBN-13:
9780199235216
Pub. Date:
12/20/2007
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
A Handbook of International Trade in Services

A Handbook of International Trade in Services

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ISBN-13: 9780199235216
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/20/2007
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Aaditya Mattoo is Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Prior to joining the Bank in 1999, Mr. Mattoo was Economic Counsellor at the Trade in Services Division, World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva. He also served as Economic Affairs Officer in the Economic Research and Analysis and Trade Policy Review Divisions of the WTO. Mr. Mattoo has lectured in economics at the University of Sussex and was lector at Churchill College, Cambridge University.

Robert M. Stern is Professor of Economics and Public Policy (Emeritus) in the Department of Economics and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University in 1958. He was a Fulbright scholar in the Netherlands in 1958-59, taught at Columbia University for two years, and joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in 1961. He has been an active contributor to international economic research and policy for more than four decades and has published numerous papers, books, and edited volumes on a wide variety of topics.

Gianni Zanini is a Lead Economist at the World Bank. He holds a Masters degree in Political Science from the University of Rome, Italy and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Davis. Prior to working at the World Bank, he taught macroeconomics and international trade at the University of California, Davis. He has 20 years professional experience at the World Bank, first as a country economist for Somalia, Uganda, and Nigeria and then as an evaluator of the performance of Bank structural adjustment (Macedonia) and country assistance programs (Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, and Russia). Since late 2002, he has led the trade team in the World Bank Institute.

Table of Contents

List of Figures     ix
List of Tables     xi
List of Boxes     xv
Notes on Contributors     xvii
Acknowledgements     xix
List of Abbreviations     xxi
The Framework of Trade in Services
Overview   Aaditya Mattoo   Robert M. Stern     3
The GATS   Rudolf Adlung   Aditya Mattoo     48
The Basic Economics of Services Trade   Brian Copeland   Aaditya Mattoo     84
Analyzing Trade in Services
Measuring Trade in Services   Andreas Maurer   Yann Marcus   Joscelyn Magdeleine   Barbara d'Andrea     133
Empirical Analysis of Barriers to International Services Transactions and the Consequences of Liberalization   Alan V. Deardorff   Robert M. Stern     169
Regionalism in Services Trade   Aaditya Mattoo   Pierre Sauve     221
Sectoral and Modal Analysis
Financial Services and International Trade Agreements: The Development Dimension   Wendy Dobson     289
Trade in Infrastructure Services: A Conceptual Framework   Philippa Dee   Christopher Findlay     338
Transport Services   Christopher Findlay     356
Trade inServices Telecommunications   Peter F. Cowhey   Jonathan D. Aronson     389
Trade in Health Services and the GATS   Richard Smith   Chantal Blouin   Nick Drager   David P. Fidler     437
E-Commerce Regulation: New Game, New Rules?   Carlos A. Primo Braga     459
The Temporary Movement of Workers to Provide Services (GATS Mode 4)   L. Alan Winters     480
A Guide to Services Negotiations   Geza Feketekuty     542
Index     593

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