Beginning by dispelling some of the myths about services, this provocative volume examines the growth in services, the way technology has shaped this growth, and the consequences for the American economy. Chapters discuss such topics as the effects of technology on employment patterns and wages, international trade in services, and the relationship between services and the traditional manufacturing industries.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Services Industries Policy Issues||1-15|
|Technology in Services: Past Myths and Future Challenges||16-46|
|Growth of Services Employment in the United States||47-75|
|Role of Services in the U.S. Economy||76-98|
|Productivity in Services||99-117|
|Technology and the Services Sector: America's Hidden Competitive Challenge||118-138|
|Measuring Productivity in Services Industries||139-159|
|Air Cargo Transportation in the Next Economy||160-166|
|Changing Economics of International Trade in Services||167-186|
|International Trade in Financial Services: The Japanese Challenge||187-210|
|Key Policy Issues Posed by Services||211-234|
The National Academies Press and the Transportation Research Board have partnered with Copyright Clearance Center to offer a variety of options for reusing our content. You may request permission to:
For most Academic and Educational uses no royalties will be charged although you are required to obtain a license and comply with the license terms and conditions.
For information on how to request permission to translate our work and for any other rights related query please click here.
For questions about using the Copyright.com service, please contact:
Copyright Clearance Center
22 Rosewood Drive
Danvers, MA 01923
Tel (toll free): 855/239-3415 (select option 1)
Loading stats for Technology in Services: Policies for Growth, Trade, and Employment...