Digital Trade on the Internet and its Role in U.S. and Global Economies. Volume 1

Kelly M. Rhodes (Editor)

Series: Monetary, Fiscal and Trade Policies
BISAC: BUS090030



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Digital trade is defined in this book as commerce in products and services delivered via the Internet. Products and services delivered via the Internet make up a growing segment of the U.S. economy. Internet technologies have also transformed how many goods and services in the economy are produced and delivered. Digital sales make up more than half of music industry revenue; the digital shares of sales for games, videos, and books are smaller, but growing quickly. This book provides information on the role of digital trade in the U.S. and global economies, describes notable barriers and impediments to digital trade, and outlines potential approaches for further assessing the role of digital trade in the U.S. economy.

(Imprint: Nova)


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Executive Summary

Chapter 1 - Introduction (pp. 1-18)

Chapter 2 - Digital Trade in the U.S. Economy: Digitally Delivered Content, Social Media, Search Engines, and Other Digital Products and Services (pp. 19-64)

Chapter 3 - Digital Trade in the U.S. Economy: Uses of Internet Technologies in the Broader Economy (pp. 65-96)

Chapter 4 - International Trade and Investment in Digital Trade-Related Industries (pp. 97-122)

Chapter 5 - Notable Barriers and Impediments to Digital Trade (pp. 123-158)

Chapter 6 - Potential Approaches for Assessing the Contributions of Digital Trade to the U.S. Economy (pp. 159-172)



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