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The Economics of International Integration - Peter Robson

The Economics of International Integration

Hardcover Published: 5th March 1998
ISBN: 9780415148764
Number Of Pages: 352

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This new edition of the an established introduction to the economics of regional integration among nation states, has been completely revised to reflect the latest developments in the past decade and current policy initiatives. Features of the new edition include:
* revised and updated analysis of customs unions, free trade areas, common markets, fiscal integration and harmonisation, monetary integration and regional policy
* two entirely new chapters dealing with the 'new' economics of market integration and the role of transnational corporations
* analysis of influential initiatives in the European Community
* an assessment of the Single Market programme and the implications of enlargement into Eastern Europe
* a survey of the new initiatives for regionalism outside Europe, including NAFTA.

Prefacep. xiv
Introductionp. 1
The Theory of Customs Unions and Free Trade Areasp. 17
Broadening the Frameworkp. 37
Customs Unions Versus Unilateral Tariff Reductionp. 51
The Rationale for the Integration of Other Economic Policiesp. 63
The Theory of Common Marketsp. 72
The New Economics of Market Integrationp. 82
Transnational Corporations and Regional Integrationp. 109
Fiscal Integrationp. 123
Notesp. 162
Fiscal Harmonizationp. 163
Monetary Integrationp. 190
Equity, Cohesion and Convergence: Regional Issuesp. 231
Economic Integration in a Global Perspective: Experience and Initiativesp. 268
References and Select Bibliographyp. 299
Indexp. 325
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ISBN: 9780415148764
ISBN-10: 0415148766
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 5th March 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: New edition