Costs And Benefits Of Economic Integration In Asia

by Barro, Robert J.; Jong-Wha Lee (Eds.)

Costs And Benefits Of Economic Integration In Asia

Price:  US$50.41   (SGD70.01*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 285 pages
Published:  2011, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9780199753987
SB#:  051844 (102)

About This Book

To recover from recession, the global economy must rely on the strong performance of developing Asian economies, and it has become clear not only in Asia that regional cooperation and integration is key to regional economic development. Heavily reliant on external demand as an impetus to growth and closely linked to global financial markets, Asian economies are becoming closely integrated through trade, investment, and financial transactions. But how closely integrated are they, and what are the real benefits of integration? Costs & Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia offers quantifiable results from the field's top economists on cooperation and integration in the areas of trade, investment, and finance in Asia. Appealing to scholars, policymakers, and interested general readers, the book is an authoritative diagnosis of initiatives seeking to promote regional economic integration. It is an essential reference on the controversy and consensus on economic integration, and how it will influence individual Asian countries, the region as a whole, and the world, for decades to come. Indexed.

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