Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Emilio Fernández Corugedo , and Esther Perez Ruiz
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 July 2014
Keywords: Services sectors, Services Directive, Input-output economics, Growth theory, Competition authorities, competition, intermediate goods, multiplier effects, regulatory barriers, General,
The EU Services Directive was adopted in 2006 to foster competition in services across Europe. However, progress in liberalizing services has fallen short of expectations due to the article 15 of the Directive, whi...