• Table of contents
  • 1. Introduction 1
  • 2. The Locational Dimension 1
  • 3. Evolution of the Service Economy 3
  • 3.1 The Historical Record 3
  • 3.2 The Sources of Structural Change 6
  • 3.2.1 Increasing Demand for Services 7
  • 3.2.2 Technological and Organisational Change 7
  • 3.2.3 Shifts in the International Patterns of Comparative Advantage 8
  • 3.2.4 Decomposition of Output Growth 8
  • 3.3 What Follows Tertiarisation? 13
  • 4. External Service Inputs and Competitive Performance 17
  • 5. Policy Implications 23