, Volume 54, Issue 2, pp 120–126 | Cite as

New Dimensions of Service Offshoring in World Trade

  • Marc AtkinsEmail author
  • Bernard Michael GilroyEmail author
  • Volker SeilerEmail author
Articles Globalisation


This paper discusses the growing dimensions of the offshoring of service activities both in manufacturing and service industries. Trade in Value-Added data implies a great potential of service offshoring for global welfare, however, the negative effects have to be balanced by appropriate institutions in domestic and foreign countries.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for International EconomicsUniversity of PaderbornPaderbornGermany
  2. 2.Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education International Business School Suzhou at XJTLU215123China

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