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International trade in health services and the GATS

International trade in health services and the GATS

current issues and debates

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Agreement on Trade in Services -- (1994),
  • Medical economics,
  • Medical policy -- International cooperation,
  • International trade

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Chantal Blouin, Nick Drager, and Richard Smith.
    ContributionsBlouin, Chantal, 1971-, Drager, Nick., Smith, Richard, 1968-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA410.5 .I558 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 312 p. :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15577115M
    ISBN 100821362119
    ISBN 109780821362112
    LC Control Number2005050941
    OCLC/WorldCa60705758

    A Handbook of International Trade in Services Aaditya Mattoo, Robert M. Stern, and Gianni Zanini. A Handbook of International Trade in Services provides a comprehensive introduction to the key issues in trade and liberalization of services. Providing a useful overview of the players involved, the barriers to trade, and case studies in a number of service industries, this is a must- have for. Noting that GATS would extend existing rules and trade sanctions to the provision of services that now apply to products through the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 3,4 that the provisions under consideration would require the WTO nations to take affirmative action to prevent international competition from private.

    PDF | Services of many kinds play important roles in the protection of public health and the delivery of health care to individuals. The GATS affects | Find, read and cite all the research you. This collection of essays takes stock of the key challenges that have arisen since the entry into force of the General Agreement on Trade in Services in the mids and situates them in the context of the WTO's Doha Development Agenda and the proliferation .

      The GATS is designed to regulate measures affecting international trade in services—including health services such as health insurance, Cited by: Adlung, Rudolf, ‘Health and Social Services’, in: WTO-Secretariat (ed.), Guide to the GATS: An Overview of Issues for Further Liberalization of Trade in Services (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, ), pp. .


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International trade in health services and the GATS Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book offers: Detailed legal analysis of the impact of the agreement on health policy; an overview of trade commitments in health-related services; new empirical evidence from nine country studies; and a simple step explanation on how to deal with GATS negotiations.

Health ministries around the world face a new challenge: to assess the risks and respond to the opportunities of the increasing openness in health services under the World Trade Organization's (WTO) General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).

'International Trade in Health Services and the GATS' addresses this challenge head-on by providing Format: Paperback. The book offers:Detailed legal analysis of the impact of the agreement on health policy An overview of trade commitments in health-related services New empirical evidence from nine country studies A simple step explanation on how to deal with GATS ational Trade in Health Services and the GATS is a must-have resource for.

The book offers: • Detailed legal analysis of the impact of the agreement on health policy • An overview of trade commitments in health-related services • New empirical evidence from nine country studies • A simple step explanation on how to deal with GATS negotiations.

'International Trade in Health Services and the GATS' is a must Author: Chantal Blouin. The book offers:Detailed legal analysis of the impact of the agreement on health policy An overview of trade commitments in health-related services New empirical evidence from nine country studies A simple step explanation on how to deal with GATS ational Trade in Health Services and the GATS is a must-have resource for.

Trade in Services (GATS).1 The GATS system was initiated in during the “Uruguay Round”of WTO negotiations,where initial commitments in health services were made by a handful recently,negotiations began following the WTO meeting in February ,with initial requests for specific health International Trade in Health File Size: 3MB.

The book offers: Detailed legal analysis of the impact of the agreement on health policy; An overview of trade commitments in health-related services; New empirical evidence from nine country studies; A simple step explanation on how to deal with GATS negotiations.

International Trade in Health Services and the GATS is a must-have resource. The book offers: Detailed legal analysis of the impact of the agreement on health policy An overview of trade commitments in health-related services New empirical evidence from nine country studies A simple step explanation on how to deal with GATS negotiations.

International Trade in Health Services and the GATS is a must-have resource for. This paper therefore first built an estimate of the global size and of the growth trend of international trade in health services sincewhich is compared with several country-based studies.

Services of many kinds play important roles in the protection of public health and the delivery of health care to individuals. The GATS affects health-related services in many ways for health policymakers. In addition, the GATS establishes a process designed to liberalize progressively trade in services, and health policymakers must be prepared to participate in this process to ensure that.

Get this from a library. International trade in health services and the GATS: current issues and debates. [Chantal Blouin; Nick Drager; Richard Smith;] -- "This book informs and assists policymakers in formulating trade policy and conducting international negotiations.

There is ongoing and animated international debate about the impact of GATS on. This book informs and assists policymakers in formulating trade policy and negotiating internationally.

There is ongoing and animated international debate about the impact of GATS on public services in general and health in particular. In response, the book offers different perspectives from more than 15 leading experts. Some of the authors. The literature on the GATS and trade in health services is limited, largely speculative, and polarised between ‘trade’ and ‘health systems’ perspectives.

The distinctive features of the market for health services, particularly in developing countries, means that the ‘benefits of trade’ argument is not applicable: the potential economic benefits of trade in health services are Cited by: Get this from a library. International Trade in Health Services and the GATS: Current Issues and Debates.

[Chantal Blouin; Nick Drager; Richard Smith;] -- "This book informs and assists policymakers in formulating trade policy and conducting international negotiations. There is ongoing and animated international debate about the impact of GATS on.

GATS and the Regulation of International Trade in Services: World Trade Forum [Panizzon, Marion, Pohl, Nicole, Sauvé, Pierre] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. GATS and the Regulation of International Trade in Services: World Trade ForumFormat: Hardcover. 'International Trade in Health Services and the GATS' addresses this challenge head-on by providing analytical tools to policymakers in health and trade ministries alike who are involved in the liberalization agenda and, specifically, in the GATS book informs and assists policymakers in formulating trade policy and negotiating Manufacturer: world bank publications.

This book aims to improve understanding of the economic implications of services trade, liberalization, regulatory reforms, and international negotiations.

It discusses the basic economics of services trade, cross-sectoral domestic policy issues, and the international negotiating framework, as well as data sources and measures of services trade barriers.

international trade in services GATS creates numerous challenges for people working in public health →GATS is a complex legal agreement that borrows from existing international trade law to create new rules for services →GATS has become the subject of significant controversy, especially with respect to how the Agreement will affect health.

The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) is the result of an ongoing process of opening national markets to foreign health services Cited by: General Agreement on Trade in Services (Gats) Services first came under the rules of the world trading system in when the WTO came into effect.

16 The ambitious and ambiguous General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) sets out rules governing international trade in practically all services. 17 It does not define what it means by a service, instead offering a classification list of.

There is a dearth of analytical research on estimating barriers to trade in health services, particularly in the context of South Asia, and as such, this book assesses the potential benefits and economic costs of barriers to trade in health services in select South Asian economies.

Given the importance of consumption abroad for trade in health services, and the gradual opening of health markets through Modes 1 and 3 (cross-border supply and commercial presence), how can problems associated with trade in these Modes be prevented?

And are these problems sufficiently addressed by GATS disciplines? Answers to these questions Author: Arindam Banik.GATS: FACT AND FICTION Introduction. The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) is among the World Trade Organization's most important agreements. The accord, which came into force in Januaryis the first and only set of multilateral rules covering international trade in services.