Notes

Chapter 1

1.We note that the total exports must equal to the total imports. However, the differences in the values of imports and exports stated in the paragraph are different and the difference is due to adjustments made by the data collection organization, WTO.

2.For detailed discussions of the classification of services, see Pavitt (1984), Miozzo, and Soete (2001); and Castellacci (2008).

Chapter 2

1.For technical discussions of various types of mergers, see Chapter 5 of Reed et al. (2007)

2.Civil law is a legal system that has its intellectual roots in the Roman law and is mostly prevalent in Europe. The principles of the civil law are codified. In contrast, the common law system is based on legal precedence and the decisions made by ...

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