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Services

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism

Published in print December 2004 | ISBN: 9780199272099
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602184 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199272093.003.0005
 Services

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Service enterprises were enablers of global capitalism. They performed central roles as coordinators of cross-border investments in manufacturing and resources. The service sector is highly diffuse and includes trade, finance, personal, and business services, construction, transportation, communications, and public utilities.

Keywords: service industry; global capitalism; investments

Chapter.  18528 words. 

Subjects: Economic History

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