This volume is intended to be the most comprehensive textbook on economic integration in East Asia. It introduces the reader to various issues related to the topic such as institutional building of FTAs; production networks and the location choice of MNEs; R&D and innovation; infrastructure development and transport costs; international migration and service trade; monetary integration; regional disparity and poverty. It also deals with the critical energy, environmental and agricultural concerns. Each chapter contains ample data and rigorous analyses, complemented by illustrative box articles. Covering a wide range of aspects surrounding economic integration in East Asia, this well-researched text will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students of development studies, regional economics and Asian studies. It will be of particular value to those on courses concerned with economic and regional integration.
Edward Elgar Publishing; July 2011
- ISBN: 9780857930125
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- Title: The Economics of East Asian Integration
- Author: Masahisa Fujita (ed.); Ikuo Kuroiwa (ed.); Satoru Kumagai (ed.)
Imprint: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited