The Services Sector

  • Mozammel Huq
  • Michael Tribe


For several decades the world has been witnessing a major structural change in economies with the services sector expanding rapidly as a proportion of both GDP and employment. This change can be observed in virtually all countries, both developed and developing, although the change is particularly marked for developed countries. This raises the question of what precisely the services sector consists of and what role it has in the economy and in economic growth and development.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mozammel Huq
    • 1
  • Michael Tribe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUK

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