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The determinants of exports of services, distinguishing between modern and traditional services are considered. The growth of export volumes and so-called export surges – periods of rapid sustained...

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The Service Sector as India’s Road to Economic Growth?

Among fast growing developing countries, India is distinctive for the role of the service sector. However, sceptics have raised doubts about both the quality and sustainability of the increase in se...

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The Two Waves of Service-Sector Growth

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The IMF in a World of Private Capital Markets

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