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Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region$
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Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780226386775

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.001.0001

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Taiwan's Accession into the WTO and Trade in Services

Taiwan's Accession into the WTO and Trade in Services

A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis

(p.99) 4 Taiwan's Accession into the WTO and Trade in Services
Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Ji Chou

Shiu-Tung Wang

Kun-Ming Chen

Nai-Fong Kuo

University of Chicago Press

This chapter analyzes the economic impact of Taiwan's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) using a general equilibrium model called global trade analysis project (GTAP). It estimates the impact of the liberalization of the services industry and discusses Hoekman's method of estimating tariff equivalents in services trades. This chapter also considers technological spillovers from advanced countries to developing countries embodied in imports of intermediate inputs.

Keywords:   Taiwan, WTO, economic impact, GTAP, trade liberalization, services industry, Hoekman's method, tariff equivalents, technological spillovers, imports

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