Medical Tourism Research Center


Scholarly Journal Articles


Blouin, C. (2007).  Trade policy and health: from conflicting interests to policy coherence.  Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 85(3), 169-173.  doi: 10.1590/S0042-96862007000300008

Brenzel, L. and E. Le Franc (2007).  Opportunities and challenges for expanding trade in health services in the English-speaking Caribbean.  World Bank.

Gao, G. Y. et al. (2010).  A “strategy tripod” perspective on export behaviors: Evidence from domestic and foreign firms based in an emerging economy.  Journal of International Business Studies, 4(3), 377-396. doi: 10.1057/jibs.2010.32

Johnson, T. J., & Garman, A. N. (2010).  Impact of medical travel on imports and exports of medical services.  Health Policy, 98(2–3), 171-177. doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2010.06.006 

Judkins, G. (2007).  Persistence of the US - Mexico border: Expansion of medical-tourism amid trade liberalization.  Journal of Latin American Geography, 6(2), 11-32.  doi: 10.1353/lag.2007.0042

Lautier, M. (2008).  Export of health services from developing countries:  The case of Tunisia. Social Science & Medicine, 67(1), 101-110.

Lautier, M. (2014).  International trade of health services: Global trends and local impact.  Health Policy, 118(1), 105-113. doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2014.07.004

Mattoo, A., & Rathindran, R. (2006).  How health insurance inhibits trade in health care.  Health Affairs, 25(2): 358-368.  doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.25.2.358.

Mutchnick, I., Stern, D., & Moyer, C. (2005).  Trading health services across borders: GATS, markets, and caveats,  Health Affairs. 24, W5-42, W5-44.  doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.w5.42

Timmermans, K. (2004).  Developing countries and trade in health services: Which way is forward?  International Journal of Health Services, 34(3), 453-466.