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Trade in Health Services

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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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  • Rupa Chanda, 2008. "Trade in Health Services," Working Papers id:1758, eSocialSciences.
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    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. Chatterjee, Tonmoy & Gupta, Kausik, 2013. "Mobility of Capital and Health Sector:A Trade Theoretic Analysis," MPRA Paper 48557, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Francesco Longo & Luigi Siciliani & Andrew Street, 2015. "Are costs differences between specialist and general hospitals compensated by the prospective payment system?," Discussion Papers 15/30, Department of Economics, University of York.
    4. Carmen, IORDACHE & Iuliana, CIOCHINA, 2014. "Medical Tourism Industry Challenges In The Context Of Globalization," Management Strategies Journal, Constantin Brancoveanu University, vol. 24(2), pages 62-70.
    5. Richard Smith, 2012. "Trade in Health Services: Current Challenges and Future Prospects of Globalization," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition, chapter 16 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    6. World Bank, 2003. "Private Sector Assessment for Health, Nutrition and Population in Bangladesh," World Bank Other Operational Studies 14667, The World Bank.
    7. Ann Issac & Nirmalya Syam, 2010. "Migration of Health Care Professionals from India: A Case Study of Nurses," Working Papers id:2403, eSocialSciences.
    8. Lukas, Daniel, 2009. "Efficiency effects of cross-border medical demand," Dresden Discussion Paper Series in Economics 15/09, Technische Universität Dresden, Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Economics.
    9. Driouchi, Ahmed, 2014. "Evidence and Prospects of Shortage and Mobility of Medical Doctors: A Literature Survey," MPRA Paper 59322, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    10. Catalina Liliana Andrei & Gabriela Tigu & Raluca Mariana Dragoescu & Crina Julieta Sinescu, 2014. "Analysis of Medical Tourism for Cardiovascular Diseases," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 16(Special 8), pages 1136-1136, August.
    11. Chatterjee, Tonmoy & Gupta, Kausik, 2013. "Trade in Health Services and Globalization: The Role of Infinitesimal Changes of Trade Policy," MPRA Paper 57343, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    12. Waeger, Patricia, 2007. "Trade in health services: an analytical framework," Kiel Advanced Studies Working Papers 441, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
    13. 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.
    14. Chung-Ping Loh, 2014. "Health tourism on the rise? Evidence from the Balance of Payments Statistics," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 15(7), pages 759-766, September.
    15. Chatterjee, Tonmoy & Gupta, Kausik, 2014. "Trade Policies, Health Care and Social Welfare: A General Equilibrium Analysis," MPRA Paper 57315, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    16. Jansen, Marion, 2006. "Services trade liberalization at the regional level: Does Southern and Eastern Africa stand to gain from EPA negotiations?," WTO Staff Working Papers ERSD-2006-06, World Trade Organization (WTO), Economic Research and Statistics Division.
    17. Chaudhuri, Sarbajit & Mukhopadhyay, Ujjaini, 2012. "Is Direct FDI in Healthcare Desirable in a Developing Economy?," MPRA Paper 41007, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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