This book provides an examination of the rise of data services and the impact of these services on international economic transactions. It looks at trade and foreign direct investment in services in general and aims to analyze particularly the economic impact of transborder data flows.
0. Introduction and Summary 1. Services 2. Data Services and Their Impact 3. The Interest Constellation 4. The International Policy Discussion: Bilateral and Regional Fora 5. The International Policy Discussion: International Fora 6. Conclusions