GATS: The Case for Open Services Markets

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Author(s):
OECD
08 Apr 2002
Pages:
100
ISBN:
9789264196452 (PDF) ;9789264197251(print)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264196452-en

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This study recall the economic case that underpins the GATS, addresses concerns over the effects of the GATS, and points out some of the key negotiating challenges of the current GATS round.
Also available in French, German
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Table of Contents

Acronyms
Executive Summary
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Stating the Case for Open Services Markets
Chapter 3. Harnessing the Economy-Wide Potential of Service Sector Efficiencies
Chapter 4. Acknowledging the Complexities of Services Reform
Chapter 5. Globalisation and Its Discontents: The GATS Critics
Chapter 6. What the GATS Is - And Is Not
Chapter 7. Addressing the Criticisms of the GAT
Chapter 8. Negotiating Challenges under the GATS
Chapter 9. Concluding Remarks
Notes
References

 
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