A service of the


Volume 54, March/April 2019, Number 2 · pp. 120-126


New Dimensions of Service Offshoring in World Trade

Marc Atkins, Bernard Michael Gilroy, Volker Seiler

This paper discusses the growing dimensions of the offshoring of service activities both in manufacturing and service industries. Trade in Value-Added data implies a great potential of service offshoring for global welfare, however, the negative effects have to be balanced by appropriate institutions in domestic and foreign countries.


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