International trade in services and intangibles in the era of globalization / edited by Marshall Reinsdorf and Matthew Slaughter.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
ix, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction / Marshall Reinsdorf and Matthew Slaughter
  • I. Challenges in Measuring Trade in Services
  • 1. Measuring International Trade in Services / Robert E. Lipsey
  • Comment / J. David Richardson
  • 2. Improved Measures of U.S. International Services: The Cases of Insurance, Wholesale and Retail Trade, and Financial Services / Maria Borga
  • II. R&D and Intellectual Property
  • 3. The Effect of Taxes on Royalties and the Migration of Intangible Assets Abroad / John Mutti and Harry Grubert
  • 4. Measuring Payments for the Supply and Use of Intellectual Property / Carol A. Robbins
  • Comment / C. Fritz Foley
  • 5. R&D Exports and Imports: New Data and Methodological Issues / Francisco Moris
  • Comment / Wolfgang Keller
  • 6. International Trade in Motion Picture Services / Gordon H. Hanson and Chong Xiang
  • Comment / Phillip McCalman
  • III. Offshoring of Services
  • 7. Does Service Offshoring Lead to Job Losses? Evidence from the United States / Mary Amiti and Shang-Jin Wei
  • Comment / Robert C. Feenstra
  • 8. Outsourcing and Imported Services in BEA's Industry Accounts / Robert E. Yuskavage, Erich H. Strassner and Gabriel W. Medeiros
  • Comment / J. Bradford Jensen
  • 9. We Can Work It Out: The Globalization of ICT-Enabled Services / Desiree van Welsum and Xavier Reif
  • Comment / Lori G. Kletzer
  • IV. Topics in the Measurement of Price and Productivity
  • 10. The Contribution of Multinational Corporations to U.S. Productivity Growth, 1977-2000 / Carol Corrado, Paul Lengermann and Larry Slifman
  • Comment / Raymond J. Mataloni, Jr.
  • 9780226709598 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0226709590 (cloth : alk. paper)
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  • 40016823592
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