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  • Rupa Chanda

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The paper provides an overview of the nature of trade in health services in the world economy. It oulines some of the general implications of trade in health services for national health systems for aspects such as equity, efficiency, and access to health services. [WP no. 70].

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Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:1758.

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Date of creation: Nov 2008
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Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:1758

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Keywords: health services; trade; world economy; systems; equity; national; GATS; India; efficicency; access; services; barriers; policy globalization;

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  1. Younghwan In & Roberto Serrano, 2000. "Agenda Restrictions in Multi-Issue Bargaining," Working Papers 2000-08, Brown University, Department of Economics.
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Cited by:
  1. Fahmida Khatun & Mazbahul Golam Ahamad, 2012. "Liberalising Health Services in South Asia: Implications for Bangladesh," CPD Working Paper 96, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).
  2. Lukas, Daniel, 2009. "Efficiency effects of cross-border medical demand," Dresden Discussion Paper Series in Economics 15/09, Dresden University of Technology, Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Economics.
  3. Obermaier, Andreas J., 2009. "Cross-border purchases of health services : a case study on Austria and Hungary," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4825, The World Bank.
  4. Jansen, Marion, 2006. "Services Trade Liberalization at the Regional Level: Does Southern and Eastern Africa Stand to Gain from EPA Negotiations?," CEPR Discussion Papers 5800, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  5. Ann Issac & Nirmalya Syam, 2010. "Migration of Health Care Professionals from India: A Case Study of Nurses," Working Papers id:2403, eSocialSciences.
  6. World Bank, 2003. "Private Sector Assessment for Health, Nutrition and Population in Bangladesh," World Bank Other Operational Studies 14667, The World Bank.
  7. Chaudhuri, Sarbajit & Mukhopadhyay, Ujjaini, 2012. "Is Direct FDI in Healthcare Desirable in a Developing Economy?," MPRA Paper 41007, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  8. Patricia Waeger, 2007. "Trade in Health Services - An Analytical Framework Valuation Effects and Interest Rate Changes," Kiel Advanced Studies Working Papers 441, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  9. Pasquale Scaramozzino & Yasmeen Khwaja, 2003. "Unknown Talents and the Brain Drain: The Informational Role of Migration," CEIS Research Paper 33, Tor Vergata University, CEIS.
  10. Mia Mikic, 2007. "Health-related Services in Multilateral and Preferential Trade Arrangements in Asia and the Pacific," Working Papers 3007, Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada..
  11. Chatterjee, Tonmoy & Gupta, Kausik, 2013. "Mobility of Capital and Health Sector:A Trade Theoretic Analysis," MPRA Paper 48557, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  12. Rupa Chanda, 2010. "Constraints To Foreign Direct Investment In Indian Hospitals," Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy (JICEP), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 1(01), pages 121-143.
  13. Commander, Simon & Kangasniemi, Mari & Winters, L. Alan, 2003. "The Brain Drain: Curse or Boon?," IZA Discussion Papers 809, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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