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Title International trade in services and intangibles in the era of globalization / edited by Marshall Reinsdorf and Matthew Slaughter
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 376 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in income and wealth ; v. 69
Studies in income and wealth ; v. 69
Contents Introduction / Marshall Reinsdorf and Matthew Slaughter -- Challenges in measuring trade in services. Measuring international trade in services / Robert E. Lipsey ; comment, J. David Richardson -- Improved measures of U.S. international services: the cases of insurance, wholesale and retail trade, and financial services / Maria Borga -- R & D and international property. The effect of taxes on royalties and the migration of intangible assets abroad / John Mutti and Harry Grubert -- Measuring payments for the supply and use of intellectual property / Carol A. Robbins ; comment, C. Fritz Foley -- R & D exports and imports: new data and methodological issues / Francisco Moris ; comment, Wolfgang Keller -- International trade in motion picture services / Gordon H. Hanson and Chong Xiang ; comment, Phillip McCalman -- Offshoring of services. Does service offshoring lead to job losses? Evidence from the United States / Mary Amiti and Shang-Jin Wei ; comment, Robert C. Feenstra -- Outsourcing and imported services in BEA's industry accounts / Robert E. Yuskavage, Erich H. Strassner, and Gabriel W. Medeiros ; comment, J. Bradford Jensen -- We can work it out: the globalization of ICT-enabled services / Desirée van Welsum and Xavier Reif ; comment, Lori G. Kletzer -- Topics in the measurement of price and productivity. The contribution of multinational corporations to U.S. productivity growth, 1977-2000 / Carol Corrado, Paul Lengermann, and Larry Slifman ; comment, Raymond J. Mataloni, Jr
Summary Quantitative measures of international exchange have historically focused on trade in tangible products or capital. However, services have recently become a larger portion of developed economies and international trade, and will only increase in the future. In International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization, Marshall Reinsdorf and Matthew J. Slaughter examine new and emerging patterns of trade, especially the growing importance of transactions involving services or intangible assets such as intellectual property. A distinguished team of contri
Notes Papers from the conference entitled International Service Flows convened under the auspices of the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth and the National Bureau of Economic Research, held in Bethesda, Maryland on April 28-29, 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Contracting out -- Congresses.
International trade -- 21st century -- Congresses.
Service industries -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Reinsdorf, Marshall B.
Slaughter, Matthew J. (Matthew Jon)
ISBN 0226709590 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226709604 (electronic bk.)
9780226709598 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226709604 (electronic bk.)