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Preferential Services Liberalization: The Case of the European Union and Federal States


ISBN13: 9781108476164
Published: December 2019
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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Preferential Services Liberalization offers the first, comprehensive analysis of the conditions that the WTO sets for preferential trade agreements (PTAs) in the area of services. Johanna Jacobsson provides an in-depth analysis of the relevant GATS rules, puts forward a practical method to analyze services PTAs, and applies the method to services agreements concluded by the EU. The result is a detailed examination of the legal criteria for services PTAs and methods to study them, combined with a better understanding of the level of liberalization reached by the EU and its member states.

This book does go beyond the EU in analyzing the implications that multi-level governance has for international services liberalization. It proposes a new approach to study services commitments of any federal state and argues that lower levels of government should receive more attention in international negotiations over services trade.

Subjects:
International Trade
Contents:
Part I:
1. Preferential trade agreements in the WTO
2. The GATS rules on economic integration agreements (EIAs)
3. Elimination of discrimination in EIAs
Part II:
4. Services regulation by federal states
5. Application of GATS Article V to federal entities
6. A review of federal entities' services commitments under the GATS and selected EIAs
Part III:
7. Empirical research on services preferentialism
8. A new methodology for the study of EIAs
9. Adaption to scheduling differences and economic realities
Part IV:
10. The results of the empirical study
11. Legal analysis of the results
12. Application of Article V GATS to the EU's EIAs
13. Conclusion
Appendices
Index

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