Other resources

Recent Working Papers on Trade in Services

General studies on Trade in Services

Dihel, Nora, Felix Eschenbach and Ben Shepherd, (2006), "South-South Services Trade", OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 39, http://appli1.oecd.org/olis/2006doc.nsf/linkto/td-tc(2006)7-final

Konan, Dee and Keith Maskus, (2006), "Quantifying the Impact of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country," Journal of Development Economics, forthcoming, http://spot.colorado.edu/~maskus/papers/Tunisia_JDE_final.pdf

Lipsey, Robert E., (2006) "Measuring International Trade in Services," http://www.nber.org/books/criws06/lipsey10-6-06.pdf

Amiti, Mary and Wei, Shang-Jin, (2005), "Fear of service outsourcing: is it justified?", Economic Policy, 20:42, pp 308-347, http://www.nber.org/papers/w10808.pdf

Deardorff, Alan V., (2005), "Gains from trade and fragmentation," RSIE Discussion Paper 543 http://www.fordschool.umich.edu/rsie/workingpapers/Papers526-550/r543.pdf

Dee, Philippa, (2005), "A Compendium of Barriers to Trade in Services", Australian National University, mimeo, http://www.crawford.anu.edu.au/pdf/Combined_report.pdf

Huang, Hui, John Whalley and Shunming Zhang, (2005), "Trade Liberalization in a Joint Spatial Inter-Temporal Trade Model," CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1463, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=713301

Jensen, J. Bradford and Lori G. Kletzer, (2005), "Tradable Services: Understanding the Scope and Impact of Services Outsourcing," WP 05-9, Institute for International Economics, Washington D.C., http://www.iie.com/publications/wp/wp05-9.pdf

Stern, Robert, [2005], "The Place of Services in the World Economy", RSIE Discussion Paper 530, http://www.fordschool.umich.edu/rsie/workingpapers/Papers526-550/r530.pdf

Deardoff, Alan V. and Robert M. Stern, (2004), "Empirical Analysis of Barriers to International Services Transactions and the Consequences of Liberalization", RSIE Discussion Paper No 505, http://www.fordschool.umich.edu/rsie/workingpapers/Papers501-525/r505.pdf

ICT and productivity studies

van Welsum, Désiree and Xavier Reif, (2006) "We can work it out - The globalization of ICT-enabled services," http://www.nber.org/books/criws06/criws06/welsum.pdf

Arnold, Jens, Aaditya Mattoo and Beata Smarzynska Javorcik, (2006), "Does Services Liberalization Benefit Manufacturing Firms?" CEPR Discussion Paper 5902, http://www.cepr.org/pubs/new-dps/dplist.asp?dpno=5902

Jensen, Jesper, Thomas F. Rutherford and David Tarr, (2004), "The Impact of Liberalizing Barriers to Foreign Direct Investment in Services: The Case of Russian Accession to the World Trade Organization," World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3391, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=625268

Offshoring, outsourcing and employment

Antràs, Pol, Luis Garicano and Esteban Rossi, (2006), "Offshoring in a Knowledge Economy," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 121:1, pp. 31-77; http://www.nber.org/papers/w11094

Amiti, Mary and Shang-Jin Wei, (2006), "Service Offshoring, Productivity and Employment: Evidence from the US," CEPR Discussion Paper 5475, www.cepr.org/pubs/dps/DP5475.asp

Commander, Simon, Axel Heitmueller and Laura Tyson, (2006), "Migrating workers and jobs: a challenge to the European social model," IZA Discussion Paper No. 1933, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=878666

Greene, William, (2006), "Growth in Services Outsourcing to India: Propellant or Drain on the U.S. Economy?" USITC Working Paper, http://hotdocs.usitc.gov/docs/pubs/research_working_papers/EC200601A.pdf

Grossman, Gene M. and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, (2006), "Trading Tasks: A Simple Theory of Offshoring," http://www.princeton.edu/~grossman/grossman_working_papers.htm

Robert-Nicoud, Frédéric, (2006), "Off-Shoring of Business Services and Deindustrialization: Threat or Opportunity - and for Whom?" CEPR Discussion Paper 5617, http://www.cepr.org/pubs/new-dps/dplist.asp?dpno=5617

van Welsum, Desirée and Xavier Rief (2006), "The share of employment potentially affected by offshoring – an empirical investigation", DSTI Information Economy Working Paper, OECD, http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/37/26/36187829.pdf

van Welsum, Desirée and Xavier Rief (2006), "Potential impacts of international sourcing on different occupations", DSTI Information Economy Working Paper, OECD, http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/3/52/37577499.pdf

Criscuolo, Chiara and Mark Leaver (2005), “Offshore Outsourcing and Productivity,” mimeo, http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/55/23/35637436.pdf

Dossani, Rafiq, (2005), "Globalization and the Outsourcing of Services: The Impact of Indian Offshoring", Brookings Trade Forum, http://www.brookings.edu/es/commentary/journals/tradeforum/2005btf_dossani.pdf

Egger, Hartmut and Udo Kreickemeier, (2005), "International Fragmentation: Boon or Bane for Domestic Employment?" CESifo Working Paper No. 1595, http://www.cesifo.de/DocCIDL/cesifo1_wp1595.pdf

Mann, Catherine L., (2005) "Offshore outsourcing and the globalisation of services: Why now, how important, and what policy implications?" in United States and the World Economy: Foreign economic policy for the next decade (CF Bergsten ed.), Institute for International Economics, Washington D.C., http://www.iie.com/publications/chapters_preview/3802/9iie3802.pdf

Markusen, James R., (2005), "Modeling the Offshoring of White-Collar Services: From Comparative Advantage to the New Theories of Trade and FDI," CEPR Discussion Paper 5408, http://www.cepr.org/pubs/dps/DP5408.asp

Trade agreements and regulation

Brown, Andrew G. and Robert M. Stern, (2006), "Issues of Fairness in International Trade Agreements," IPC Working Paper Series Number 19, http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/48675/1/IPC-working+paper-019-ABrownStern.pdf

Hoekman, Bernard, (2006), "Trade in Services, Trade Agreements and Economic Development: A Survey of the Literature," CEPR Discussion Paper 5760, http://www.cepr.org/pubs/new-dps/dplist.asp?dpno=5760

Hoekman,Bernard and Aaditya Mattoo, (2006), "Services, Economic Development and the Doha Round: Exploiting the Comparative Advantage of the WTO" CEPR Discussion Paper 5628, http://www.cepr.org/pubs/new-dps/dplist.asp?dpno=5628

Jansen, Marion, (2006), "Services trade liberalization at the regional level: does Southern and Eastern Africa stand to gain from EPA Negotiations?" CEPR Discussion Paper 5800, http://www.cepr.org/pubs/new-dps/dplist.asp?dpno=5800

Jansen, Marion and Roberta Piermartini, (2005), "The Impact of Mode 4 Liberalization on Bilateral Trade Flows" CEPR Discussion Paper 5382, http://www.cepr.org/pubs/new-dps/dplist.asp?dpno=5382

Kox, H. and Arjan Lejour, (2005), "Regulatory heterogeneity as obstacle for international services trade," CPB Discussion Paper 49, http://www.etsg.org/ETSG2005/papers/lejour.pdf

Mattoo, Aaditya and Randeep Rathindran, (2005), "Does Health Insurance Impede Trade in Health Care Services?" World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3667, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=770970

Mattoo, Aaditya and Sacha Wunch, (2004), "Securing Openness of Cross-Border Trade in Services: A Possible Approach", Center for International Development at Harvard University, http://www.cid.harvard.edu/cidtrade/Papers/mattoo-wunsch.pdf

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