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Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region
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Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger

Abstract

In recent years the tremendous growth of the service sector—including international trade in services—has outstripped that of manufacturing in many industrialized nations. As the importance of services has grown, economists have begun to focus on policy issues raised by them and have tried to understand what, if any, differences there are between production and delivery of goods and services. This volume is a book-length attempt to analyze trade in services in the Asia-Pacific region. Contributors provide overviews of basic issues involved in studying the service sector; investigate the impact ... More

Keywords: service sector, international trade, trade in services, manufacturing, industrialized nations, Asia-Pacific region, tourism, accounting, financial services, telecommunications

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780226386775
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Takatoshi Ito, editor

Anne O. Krueger, editor

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