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ARTNeT/ADBI Reforming services for inclusive and
sustainable development of Asia and the Pacific

Date
11-12 October 2010
Venue
Bali, Indonesia
Organizer
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
Asian Development Bank Institute
Objective
Conference provides and opportunity to disseminate ARTNeT research exploring regulatory reforms and liberalization in service sector trade and investment with an assessment of their impacts on poverty and development prospects for the countries in the region.
Documentation
Presentations:

Monday, 11 October 2010

Keynote Address: Trade in Services and Prospects for
Global Inclusive Growth

Bernard Hoekman, International Trade Department,
World Bank


Services and development

Offshoring Services, Manafacturing Linkages, and the
Structure of Trade and Industry

Joseph Francois, University of Linz, Austria

Services and Human Development: A First Look at the Links
Ben Shepherd, Developing Trade Consultants Ltd., and
Gloria Pasadilla, ADB Institute


Measurement challenges

Measuring Trade in Services in Mode 4
Andreas Maurer, WTO

The Importance of Measuring Mode 3 Services Trade;
Some Case Studies from Australian Business Experience

Jane Brockman, Australian Services Roundtable

Measuring comparative advantage in services trade:
Barriers to Trade in Services  [ 1, 2 ]
Prabir De, RIS, India

Offshoring and implications on development

Comparing Industrialization Paths of Asian IT Outsourcing
Industries, and Implications for Development

Ted Tschang, Lee Kong Chian School of Business,
Singapore Management University


The Effects of service trade liberalization in the presence
of offshoring

Zhang Yan, School of International Trade and Economics,
Central University of Finance and Economics, China


Comments on “A Comparison of the Industrialization Paths
for Asian Services Outsourcing Industries”

Junsok Yang, The Catholic Univ. of Korea

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Public sector services and development

Exploring Access & Equity in Malaysia’s Private Higher
Education

Tham Siew Yean, National University of Malaysia

Improving Services for Domestic Connectivity in Indonesia
and the Role of a “Services Dialogue”

Sjamsu Rahardja, World Bank, Jakarta Office

China’s Liberalization of Trade in Distribution Services
Fan Ying, University of International Business and
Economics, China


Services Liberalization and Wage Inequality in the Philippines
Glenita Amoranto, Douglas Brooks, and Natalie Chun, ADB

Discussion on “China’s Liberalization of Trade in Distribution
Services” by Prof. Yin Fan

Kazuyuki Motohashi, University of Tokyo, and RIETI

Country studies and sectoral studies

“Singapore Shift” in Japan’s Services FDI into ASEAN
Shintaro Hamanaka, Office of Regional Economic
Integration, Asian Development Bank


Impact of Trade in Services on Gender Employment in India
Rashmi Banga, UNCTAD - India

Comments on “Singapore Shift in Japan’s FDI into Japan
Junsok Yang, Catholic University of Korea

Air Transport Services in APEC: Impact of Regulation on
Trade and Political Economy of Reform

Massimo Geloso-Grosso, Institut de Sciences Politiques

Liberazation of Seaports Services: Challenges and
Opportunities

Murat Ayber, Turkish Competition Authority

Trade Liberalisation and the Growth of Transport Services
in Bangladesh: An Environmental Impact Assessment Study
for Dhaka City

Nazrul Islam, CPD, Bangladesh

Ayber: “Liberalization of Seaport Services: Challenges &
Opportunities”

Ben Shepherd, Developing Trade Consultants, Ltd

Background papers
Participants
Programme
Information note for participants
List of participants
Contact
Ms. Mia Mikic
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Policy Section
Trade and Investment Division, ESCAP
Email: mikic@un.org

Last updated: 12 November 2010
 

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