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AER 2003-02: Will GATS Win More Jobs for the Philippines?

This paper was written just before the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization in Cancun, Mexico. It called on the government to open up the debates on the Philippine commitments concerning the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and seek the views of the local service industries and other stakeholders such as the trade unions before making any formal initial offers to the GATS negotiations. According to the author, such industry-government dialogues were being done by both developed and developing countries.

Action for Economic Reforms
Authors Keywords
Ofreneo, Rene E.; World Trade Organization; General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS); trade unions;
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Published in 2003 and available in the AER website or Downloaded 499 times since November 25, 2011
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