4 September 2008

Call for papers: Global Economy and the Service Sectors

Call for papers: Global Economy and the Service Sectors

A special issue of International Journal of Services, Economics and Management

This special issue studies the central relationships and interactions between increasingly open economies and the importance of the service sectors. Topics include the internationalisation of service sectors such as logistics, banking, insurance and finance, as well as shipping and infrastructure. The links between globalisation and the increasing importance of the service sectors will also be examined.

Suitable topics include, but are not limited to:
  • The effects of opening of service sectors such as finance, logistics and infrastructure
  • World Trade Organization and the service sectors
  • Opening up of service sectors and developing economies in Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe
  • How service sectors can contribute to economic growth and development in the global economy
  • Foreign direct investment and regional trade agreements involving the service sectors
Important Dates
Manuscript submission: 31 December, 2008
Final paper acceptance: 31 March, 2009

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