Trade liberalization in the services sectors: a promising competitiveness policy for European countriesTrade & Globalization | Competitiveness & Growth | Europe
Post, April 19, 2012
By Cristina Mitaritonna, Matthieu Crozet
In France, like in most Western European countries, the debate on competitiveness is entirely focused on manufacturing industries. The case of services sectors remains in the shadows, even though they undoubtedly are an important source of employment and constitute a clear comparative advantage.