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The ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: Impact on Trade Flows and External Trade Barriers

Hector Calvo-Pardo, Caroline Freund, and Emanuel Ornelas

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Using detailed data on trade and tariffs from 1992–2007, the chapter examines how the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Free Trade Agreement has affected trade with nonmembers and ... More


A Long Road to Anglo-Americanization

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

How East Asian emerging economies will narrow the gap in per-capita income vis-á-vis developed economies remains to be seen. Two policy options are examined: trade liberalization and export ... More


Measuring the Cost of Barriers to Trade in Services

Philippa Dee, Kevin Hanslow, and Tien Phamduc

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter evaluates the cost of barriers to trade liberalization in the services industry using a newly developed model that covers both foreign direct investment and portfolio investment. It ... More


Taiwan's Accession into the WTO and Trade in Services: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis

Ji Chou, Shiu-Tung Wang, Kun-Ming Chen, and Nai-Fong Kuo

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes the economic impact of Taiwan's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) using a general equilibrium model called global trade analysis project (GTAP). It estimates the ... More


Korea's Liberalization of Financial Services Trade

Sang In Hwang, Inseok Shin, and Jungho Yoo

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the benefits, costs and risks of the liberalization of financial services trade based on the experience of Korea. It presents an account of financial liberalization in Korea at ... More


The Private Sector's View of Trade Liberalization in Services: A Hong Kong Perspective

Clement Yuk Pang Wong and Anming Zhang

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the result of a survey of the Hong Kong business community's perceptions on the effects of restrictions on services trade on their economic prospects. The findings reveal that ... More


Liberalization of Trade in Services and Productivity Growth in Korea

Jong-Il Kim and June-Dong Kim

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates the changes in productivity growth rates of Korean service and manufacturing subsectors in relation to the liberalization of trade in services. It describes the case of the ... More


Shaping Future Rules for Trade in Services: Lessons from the GATS

Aaditya Mattoo

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter evaluates the prospects for liberalization of trade in the services industry through the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) based on the experience of countries in East Asia. ... More


Border Delays and Trade Liberalization

Edgar Cudmore and John Whalley

in International Trade in East Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226378961
eISBN:
9780226379005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226379005.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes the effects of government-induced border delays on international trade. It explains that customs clearance delays in developing countries are widespread and extremely costly and ... More


External Liberalization of Trade and Investment

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the external liberalization of trade and investment in China, South Korea, Thailand, and the Philippines. Asia's policy shift to market-oriented reform after 1980 may generally ... More


Introduction

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This introductory chapter discusses the contents and coverage of this volume, which is about trade in the services sector in the Asia-Pacific region. The papers in this volume were presented at the ... More


Korea's Telecom Services Reform Through Trade Negotiations

Nae-Chan Lee and Han-Young Lie

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the implications and lessons of regulatory reform and trade liberalization in the telecommunications services sector in Korea. It discusses the history of the deregulation ... More


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