Business Services, Trade and Costs [E-Book] / Molly Lesher and Hildegunn Nordås
Lesher, Molly.
Nordås, Hildegunn.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2006
31 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Trade Policy Papers ; 46
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This technical paper analyses the role of business services in selected OECD and non-OECD economies using recently published input-output tables for 32 countries in or close to the year 2000. Business services have long been recognised as important drivers in the global economy, and this study reinforces that view with a comprehensive, quantitative cross-country analysis of how the manufacturing and business services sectors interact in the production process. Our analysis suggests that...