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Empirical Analysis of Barriers to International Services Transactions and the Consequences of Liberalization

In: The Handbook of Service Industries

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  • Alan V. Deardorff
  • Robert M. Stern

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Service activities are now acknowledged as key players in economic development, societal change and public policy worldwide. This exciting Handbook not only contributes to ongoing conceptual debates about the nature of service-led economies and societies; it also pushes back the frontiers of current critical thinking about the role of service activities in urban and regional development and the important research agendas that remain to be addressed.

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  • Alan V. Deardorff & Robert M. Stern, 2007. "Empirical Analysis of Barriers to International Services Transactions and the Consequences of Liberalization," Chapters, in: John R. Bryson & Peter W. Daniels (ed.), The Handbook of Service Industries, chapter 13, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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