Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/85548
Authors: 
Francois, Joseph
Wooton, Ian
Year of Publication: 
2000
Series/Report no.: 
Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 00-059/2
Abstract: 
In this paper we examine the interaction between the different modesof market access commitments inservices (cross-border and establishment) market structure, andregulation. In this context, we focus on theimpact of improved domestic market access for a foreign serviceprovider on a domestic service market. Wework with a model where the domestic industry is assumed to beimperfectly competitive and, as a result ofdomestic regulation, able to act as a cartel. We also examine theincentives for the domestic firms toaccommodate the entry of the foreign firm by inviting it to join thecartel.
Subjects: 
services trade
trade liberalization
market access
imperfect competition
JEL: 
F12
F13
F23
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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