Services Provision and Temporary Mobility: Freedoms and Regulation in the EU
AbstractInternational posting of workers and mobility of self-employed service suppliers lie between outright migration and trade in goods: their regulation, for both distributional and marketcorrecting purposes, is not as difficult to harmonize as that of labour markets, but personal mobility is more visible and socially intrusive than product market interactions. This paper analyzes economic and legal tensions between national regulatory frameworks and international competition in these areas, in both the intra-EU and global contexts, highlighting how interactions between the external and internal roles of the European Commission may foster efficient integration of markets and policies in this and other fields.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by European Institute, LSE in its series LEQS – LSE 'Europe in Question' Discussion Paper Series with number 09.
Date of creation: Jan 2010
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Economic integration; Trade in services; GATS; European Union; Labour regulation; Services regulation; Harmonization; Posted workers;
Other versions of this item:
- Giuseppe Bertola & Lorenza Mola, 2010. "Services Provision and Temporary Mobility: Freedoms and Regulation in the EU," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 33(4), pages 633-653, 04.
- Bertola, Giuseppe & Mola, Lorenza, 2009. "Services Provision and Temporary Mobility: Freedoms and Regulation in the EU," CEPR Discussion Papers 7350, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- Giuseppe Bertola and Lorenza Mola, 2009. "Services Provision and Temporary Mobility: Freedoms and Regulation in the EU," Europe in Question Discussion Paper Series of the London School of Economics (LEQs) 9, London School of Economics / European Institute.
- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
- J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-03-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-EEC-2010-03-28 (European Economics)
- NEP-EUR-2010-03-28 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-MIG-2010-03-28 (Economics of Human Migration)
- NEP-REG-2010-03-28 (Regulation)
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