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Services

Essential Reading Items

Book: Global Trade in Services: Fear, Facts, and Offshoring
by J. Bradford Jensen
September 2011

Policy Brief 12-10: Framework for the International Services Agreement
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Sherry Stephenson, Organization of American States
Assisted by Julia Muir and Martin Vieiro
April 2012

Policy Brief 08-1: "Fear" and Offshoring: The Scope and Potential Impact of Imports and Exports of Services
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2008

Book: Accelerating the Globalization of America: The Role for Information Technology
by Catherine L. Mann assisted by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
June 2006

Working Paper 05-9: Tradable Services: Understanding the Scope and Impact of Services Outsourcing
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 2005

Paper: This is Bangalore Calling: Hang Up or Speed Dial? What Technology-Enable International Trade in Services Means for the US Economy
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
January 15, 2005

Paper: Outsourcing--Stains on the White Collar?
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2004

Policy Brief 03-11: Globalization of IT Services and White Collar Jobs: The Next Wave of Productivity Growth
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2003


Policy Briefs

12-10: Framework for the International Services Agreement [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Sherry Stephenson, Organization of American States
Assisted by Julia Muir and Martin Vieiro
April 2012

08-1: "Fear" and Offshoring: The Scope and Potential Impact of Imports and Exports of Services [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2008

06-2: The Doha Round after Hong Kong [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2006

03-11: Globalization of IT Services and White Collar Jobs: The Next Wave of Productivity Growth [pdf]
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2003

02-8: Further Financial Services Liberalization in the Doha Round? [pdf]
by Wendy Dobson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2002


Working Papers

13-6: The Hyperglobalization of Trade and Its Future [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Martin Kessler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2013

12-23: Overlooked Opportunity: Tradable Business Services, Developing Asia, and Growth [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2012

12-21: The Services Sector in Asia: Is It an Engine of Growth? [pdf]
by Donghyun Park, Asian Development Bank
and Kwanho Shin, Korea University
October 2012

12-20: Performance of the Services Sector in Korea: An Empirical Investigation [pdf]
by Donghyun Park, Asian Development Bank
and Kwanho Shin, Korea University
October 2012

12-18: Developing the Services Sector as Engine of Growth for Asia: An Overview [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Donghyun Park, Asian Development Bank
and Gemma B. Estrada, Asian Development Bank
October 2012

12-17: Prospects for Services Trade Negotiations [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Minsoo Lee, Asian Development Bank
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012

12-16: Transactions: A New Look at Services Sector Foreign Direct Investment in Asia [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012

09-7: Criss-Crossing Globalization: Uphill Flows of Skill-Intensive Goods and Foreign Direct Investment [pdf]
by Aaditya Mattoo, The World Bank
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2009

09-6: What's on the Table? The Doha Round as of August 2009 [pdf]
by Matthew Adler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Claire Brunel, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2009

09-5: Structural and Cyclical Trends in Net Employment over US Business Cycles, 1949–2009: Implications for the Next Recovery and Beyond [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2009

08-10: Recent Trade Patterns and Modes of Supply in Computer and Information Services in the United States and NAFTA Partners [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2008

06-3: Offshoring in Europe—Evidence of a Two-Way Street from Denmark [pdf]
by Peter D. Ørberg Jensen, Copenhagen Business School
and Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Nicolai Søndergaard Laugesen, Rambøll Management
June 2006

05-15: Outsourcing and Skill Imports: Foreign High-Skilled Workers on H-1B and L-1 Visas in the United States [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2005

05-9: Tradable Services: Understanding the Scope and Impact of Services Outsourcing [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 2005

05-1: Outsourcing and Offshoring: Pushing the European Model Over the Hill, Rather Than Off the Cliff! [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2005

01-2: Subsidies, Market Closure, Cross-Border Investment, and Effects on Competition: The Case of FDI in the Telecommunications Sector [pdf]
by Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2001

99-12: The Globalization of Services: What Has Happened? What are the Implications? [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Tony Warren, Australian National University


Testimony

Opportunities for US Exports of Business Services [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement submitted before the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means
September 20, 2012

Liberalizing Services: Key to Faster Global Growth and the Sustainability of the US Trade Deficit
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade
Senate Finance Committee
United States Senate
Washington, DC
October 21, 1999


Op-eds

How to Increase Trade between China and the United States
by Sean Miner, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Seattle Times
November 10, 2014

Asia's Service Sector Imperative
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Donghyun Park, Asian Development Bank
and Gemma B. Estrada, Asian Development Bank
Op-ed in the APEC Currents Newsletter
December 2012

The United States Should Focus on Business Services, Not Manufacturing
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
February 23, 2012

An Overlooked Way to Create Jobs
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the New York Times
September 28, 2011

White-Collar Outsourcing: Myth Vs. Reality
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Globalist
April 15, 2008


Speeches and Papers

Shipping Jobs Overseas: A Misunderstood Problem [pdf]
by Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
May 27, 2009

Are High Corporate Taxes Shipping Jobs Overseas? [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
May 6, 2009

The Globalization of Research and Development and Innovation
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Science and Technology
United States House of Representatives
June 12, 2007

Breaking Down Barriers to Growth [pdf]
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Diana Farrell, McKinsey Global Institute
Article in Finance & Development
March 2006

This is Bangalore Calling: Hang Up or Speed Dial? What Technology-Enable International Trade in Services Means for the US Economy [pdf]
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
January 15, 2005

Outsourcing--Stains on the White Collar? [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2004

Preempting Protectionism in Services: The GATS and Outsourcing [pdf]
by Aaditya Mattoo, The World Bank
and Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2004

The US Current Account, New Economy Services, and Implications for Sustainability [pdf]
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2004

The Digital Trade Agenda of the US: Parallel Tracks of Bilateral, Regional, and Multilateral Liberalization [pdf]
by Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Forthcoming in Swiss Review of International Economic Relations (Aussenwirtschaft), Vol. 58., No. 1, March 2003, Zürich: Rüegger, pp. 7-46
March 2003

Whither Financial Liberalization
by John Williamson, The World Bank
Keynote Address delivered at the Second Annual Indian Derivatives Conference
Mumbai, India
November 12, 1998


Books

Rising Tide: Is Growth in Emerging Economies Good for the United States?
by Lawrence Edwards and Robert Z. Lawrence
February 2013

Global Trade in Services: Fear, Facts, and Offshoring
by J. Bradford Jensen
September 2011

Blue-Collar Blues: Is Trade to Blame for Rising US Income Inequality?
by Robert Z. Lawrence
January 2008

Accelerating the Globalization of America: The Role for Information Technology
by Catherine L. Mann assisted by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
June 2006

Unfinished Business: Telecommunications after the Uruguay Round
edited by Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Erika Wada
December 1997

Flying High: Liberalizing Civil Aviation in the Asia Pacific
edited by Christopher Findlay and Gary Clyde Hufbauer
December 1996 (Out-of-Print)

Global Telecom Talks: A Trillion Dollar Deal
by Ben A. Petrazzini
June 1996 (Out-of-Print)