Business Services in European Economic Growth

  • Luis Rubalcaba
  • Henk Kox

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Henk Kox, Luis Rubalcaba
      Pages 1-12
  3. Business Services and Economic Growth

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Luis Rubalcaba, Henk Kox
      Pages 15-38
    3. Dirk Pilat
      Pages 62-73
  4. Growth and Innovation Spillovers From Business Services

  5. Markets and Competition in Business Services

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Henk Kox, George van Leeuwen, Henry van der Wiel
      Pages 195-212
    3. Luis Rubalcaba, Desirée van Welsum
      Pages 213-230
    4. Henk Kox, Luis Rubalcaba
      Pages 263-274
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 275-302

About this book


The business services sector contributes heavily to European economic growth. Yet links between business services, and their role in economic growth remain under-explored. This volume provides a comprehensive approach from an applied economics perspective, covering with clear focus all the major mechanisms through which this contribution operates.


economic growth globalization growth Outsourcing

Editors and affiliations

  • Luis Rubalcaba
    • 1
  • Henk Kox
    • 2
  1. 1.University of AlcaláMadridSpain
  2. 2.HagueNetherlands

Bibliographic information

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Finance, Business & Banking