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Author Dee, Philippa
Title Services Trade Reform : Making Sense of It
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2013
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Descript 1 online resource (469 pages)
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Series World Scientific Studies In International Economics ; v.28
World Scientific Studies In International Economics
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Abbreviations -- Chapter 1 Making Sense of Services Trade Reform Philippa Dee -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Wheat and Chaff -- 1.3 Tracing Through the Policy Implications -- 1.4 How to Achieve Services Trade Reform in Future -- Part 1 Model Frameworks -- Chapter 2 Issues in the Application of CGE Models to Services Trade Liberalization Philippa Dee, Alexis Hardin and Leanne Holmes -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Past Modelling of Services Trade and Foreign Direct Investment -- Model frameworks -- Treatment of services trade barriers -- Data -- 2.3 A Way Forward -- Data -- 2.4 Incorporating Services Trade Barriers in Petri's Framework -- The nature of barriers to services trade -- Restrictions on ongoing operation -- Restrictions on establishment -- Who gets the rents? -- 2.5 The Welfare Implications of Services Trade Liberalization -- GTAP welfare decomposition -- Incorporating FDI -- Principles of services trade liberalization -- Chapter 3 Modelling the Policy Issues in Services Trade Philippa Dee -- 3.1 Why Worry? -- 3.2 What is Special about Services? -- 3.3 What is Special About Services Trade? -- Theoretical issues in modelling ownership and location -- Are economies of scale regional? -- Is McDonalds the same the world over? -- Free entry? -- Which factors of production move? -- Who owns the FDI capital and how is it financed? -- Data and parameter issues in modelling ownership and location -- 3.4 What is Special about Services Trade Barriers? -- How to measure barriers to services trade? -- Assessment -- Part 2 Model Applications -- Chapter 4 Multilateral Liberalization of Services Trade Philippa Dee and Kevin Hanslow -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 The FTAP Model -- Theoretical structure -- Model database -- 4.3 The Effects of Eliminating Post-Uruguay Barriers to Trade
4.4 The Effects of Partial Liberalization of Services Trade -- 4.5 Agenda for Further Research -- Chapter 5 Measuring the Cost of Barriers to Trade in Services Philippa Dee, Kevin Hanslow, and Tien Phamduc -- 5.1 The FTAP Model -- Estimates of barriers to services trade -- 5.2 The Cost Impact of Barriers to Trade in Services -- 5.3 The Sectoral Effects of Removing Barriers to Trade in Services -- Partial equilibrium effects on sectoral output -- General equilibrium effects on sectoral output -- General equilibrium welfare effects -- 5.4 Agenda for Further Research -- Chapter 6 Economy-wide Effects of Further Trade Reforms in Tunisia's Services Sectors Philippa Dee and Ndiame Diop -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Methodological Approach to Measuring Services Trade Barriers -- 6.3 Benchmarking Tunisia on Services Restrictiveness -- 6.4 Reform Options -- Reform strategies -- First-round impacts on sectoral prices -- 6.5 Economy-wide Effects of Services Trade Liberalization in Tunisia -- Modelling framework -- Results -- 6.6 Economy-wide Effects of Further Liberalizing Agriculture and Manufacturing -- Reform scenarios -- Results -- 6.7 Concluding Comments -- Chapter 7The Employment Implications of Liberalizing Foreign Direct Investment in Services Philippa Dee (with Appendix by Hildegunn Nordås) -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Barriers to Foreign Direct Investment in Services -- 7.3 Modelling the First-round Effects of Liberalizing FDI in Services -- 7.4 Modeling the Economy-wide Effects of Liberalizing FDI in Services -- 7.5 Long-run Economy-wide Effects of the G20 Liberalizing FDI in Services -- 7.6 The Short Run -- 7.7 Global Liberalization -- 7.8 Sensitivity Analysis -- 7.9 Conclusion -- A.1. The Effects of FDI Restrictions on Bilateral FDI -- Hildegunn Nordås, Directorate for Trade and Agriculture, OECD -- Data -- Regression results -- Part 3 Policy Insights
Chapter 8 The Rise of Services Trade: Regional Initiatives and Challenges for the WTO Philippa Dee and Alexandra Sidorenko -- 8.1 The Rise of Services -- 8.2 Services Trade Liberalization -- 8.3 Rationale for Reciprocity -- 8.4 Challenges for the WTO -- Domestic regulation -- Emergency safeguards -- Subsidies -- Government procurement -- Autonomous liberalization -- Special treatment for LDCs -- Movement of natural persons -- 8.5 Regional Initiatives - Preferential Trading Arrangements -- 8.6 Other Regional Initiatives -- 8.7 Back to Basics - Services Trade Liberalization as Domestic Microeconomic Reform -- Chapter 9 Services: A 'Deal-maker' in the Doha Round? Philippa Dee and Christopher Findlay -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 The Nature of Services Trade Barriers -- 9.3 The Empirical Evidence on Services Trade Barriers -- The height of the barrier -- The incidence of the barrier -- The impact of the barrier -- 9.4 Prospects for Services Negotiations in the WTO -- Are there benefits from reciprocity across sectors? -- Are services negotiations a zero-sum or positive-sum game?10 -- So what should happen with services? -- 9.5 Conclusion -- Chapter 10 Services in PTAs: Donuts or Holes? hilippa Dee and Christopher Findlay -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Evaluating the Rules -- 10.3 Evaluating the Commitments -- 10.4 Evaluating the Extent of Real Liberalization -- 10.5 Evaluating the Economic Significance Real PTA Liberalization -- 10.6 Implications for an Australia-China Free Trade Agreement -- Chapter 11 What Behind-the-Border Reforms in Services and Investment are Best Done through Trade Agreements? Philippa Dee -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Trade Agreements versus Other Modes of Liberalization2 -- The case for reciprocity in services and investment -- 11.3 What to Liberalize within Trade Agreements -- Limits to liberalization3 -- What to liberalize?
The size of the affected sector -- Intersectoral linkages -- Sectoral priorities - principles of piecemeal reform -- 11.4 Concluding Comments -- Part 4 Achieving Services Trade Reform through Domestic Reform -- Chapter 12 The Role of Institutions in Structural Reform Philippa Dee -- 12.1 Introduction -- The role of institutions -- 12.2 Impediments to Structural Reform -- Identifying better policy options -- Managing vested interests -- Assisting policy coordination within government -- 12.3 The Characteristics of Effective Policy Review Institutions -- 12.4 Good Institutions to Implement and Enforce the Rules -- 12.5 Regional Examples -- Chapter 13 Toward a Theory of Policy Efficiency Philippa Dee -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 Defining Policy Efficiency -- 13.3 Achieving Policy Efficiency -- 13.4 Political Constraints to Achieving Policy Efficiency -- 13.5 The Role of (High Level) Bureaucracy -- 13.6 Easing the Political Constraints to Policy Efficiency -- 13.7 Application to South Asia -- 13.8 Summary of South Asian Reform Case Studies -- Chapter 14 Promoting Domestic Reforms through Regionalism Philippa Dee and Anne McNaughton -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 Theoretical Arguments -- Political economy arguments -- Economic arguments -- 14.3 Empirical Evidence -- Case studies -- Broad-brush econometric evidence -- Evidence from economic papers -- Evidence from legal and political papers -- Evidence from examining PTAs -- Econometric evidence from looking at the existence of PTAs -- Evidence from looking at the detailed provisions of PTAs -- Comparing PTA commitments with WTO commitments -- Comparing PTA commitments with actual practice -- 14.4 Why Has Reform Been Unilateral Outside the EU? -- 14.5 What is Special about the EU? -- 14.6 How to Shape Regional Institutions to Promote Domestic Reform? -- References
Key Features:Integrates analytical, empirical and policy insights from both academic and government perspectivesCovers policy reform, policy forums, and what it takes politically to achieve reformGives critical insights into the future of trade negotiations more generally
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Link Print version: Dee, Philippa Services Trade Reform: Making Sense Of It Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2013 9789814508742
Subject Service industries -- Government policy.;International trade
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