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The Politics of Economic Adjustment

Erik Jones

in Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199208333
eISBN:
9780191708985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208333.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter shows how democratic corporatism and regional integration can be combined in a single model to facilitate industrialization and macroeconomic adjustment by small states. It shows how ... More


Consensual Adjustment in Consociational Democracy

Erik Jones

in Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199208333
eISBN:
9780191708985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208333.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter illustrates how Belgium and the Netherlands combined democratic corporatism with regional integration in the period from the end of the Second World War to the 1960s. It argues that the ... More


Integrating Services in South Asia: Trade, Investment, and Mobility

Rupa Chanda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069959
eISBN:
9780199080021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069959.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book analyses the prospects for services integration in South Asia, focusing on member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) — India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, ... More


Rules of Origin as tools of development? Some lessons from SADC

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier

in The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Firm level interviews are used to assess the economic implications of the rules of origin (ROO) applied for trade to qualify under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Trade Protocol. ... More


The Judicial Construction of Europe

Alec Stone Sweet

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The law and politics of European integration have been inseparable since the 1960s, when the European Court of Justice rendered a set of foundational decisions that gradually served to ... More


Policy Interactions: Regional and Multilateral Arrangements

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses regional integration agreements (RIAs) and their role in foreign direct investment. It also assesses their compatibility with developing multilateral agreements. Regionalism ... More


Regional Integration and Foreign Direct Investment

Magnus Blomström, Steven Globerman, and Ari Kokko

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

It is suggested that the most serious challenge facing a study of the relationship between regional integration and foreign direct investment is the multidimensional nature of the issue. In ... More


Europe and Cooperation in East Asia

Yung Chul Park and Charles Wyplosz

in Monetary and Financial Integration in East Asia: The Relevance of European Experience

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587124
eISBN:
9780191723377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587124.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

While Europe followed a sequential approach in which globalization followed regional integration, East Asia is embracing a dual approach in which both regional and global integration are pursued ... More


Regional Integration Efforts and Outcomes

Rupa Chanda

in Integrating Services in South Asia: Trade, Investment, and Mobility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069959
eISBN:
9780199080021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069959.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Over the past 20 years, regional and bilateral trading agreements have become popular due to the slow progress of multilateral negotiations and competitive pressures amongst countries to enter into ... More


Regional Integration: NAFTA and the Reconfiguration of North American Industry

Lorraine Eden and Antoine Monteils

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The impacts of regional integration on firm location strategies post‐1989 in North America are investigated using three different data sets. First, World Investment Report data (UNCTAD, 1998) show ... More


Why Services Integration?

Rupa Chanda

in Integrating Services in South Asia: Trade, Investment, and Mobility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069959
eISBN:
9780199080021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069959.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Regional integration remains unfulfilled in South Asia due to a general lack of dynamism and political will. Despite progress on the bilateral front between member countries of the South Asian ... More


Developing States and the End of the Cold War: Liberalization, Globalization, and Their Consequences

Gautam Sen

in The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295518
eISBN:
9780191599217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295510.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first section of this chapter examines the political and economic context of change in developing countries: the two themes are the evolution of the international economy, especially since the ... More


Regional Integration

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter deals with one of the most important exceptions to the most‐favoured‐nation (MFN) rule allowed by the WTO (World Trade Organization): regional integration agreements (RIAs). Almost all ... More


Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The global financial crisis of 2008/09 raised concerns that the world would move toward protectionism and isolationism. One fear was that tariffs and other barriers to international trade would ... More


Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Yung Chul Park

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines East Asia’s economic development and integration following the Asian crisis of 1997-1998. The book is divided into six parts. Part 1 describes the development experiences of East ... More


Hegemony in Regional Order: East Asia

Ian Clark

in Hegemony in International Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556267
eISBN:
9780191725609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556267.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The second case looks at the region of East Asia, again frequently described as having been hegemonic, mostly reflecting the widespread US alliances in the area. Much of the contemporary debate is ... More


Compound Democracies: Why the United States and Europe Are Becoming Similar

Sergio Fabbrini

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235612
eISBN:
9780191715686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book compares the American and European political systems. By deploying a powerful new model to analyse the two systems, it draws some challenging conclusions about their increasing similarity. ... More


The Passive Leverage of the European Union

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents a theoretical framework for the EU’s passive leverage, defined as the traction that the EU has on the domestic politics of credible candidate states merely by virtue of its ... More


Monetary and Financial Integration in East Asia: The Relevance of European Experience

Yung Chul Park and Charles Wyplosz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587124
eISBN:
9780191723377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587124.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

East Asia's recent economic integration is in many ways similar to that undergone by Western Europe following the Second World War. The book analyses the Asian experience from both Asian and European ... More


Fiscal Policy and Regional Integration, 1945–1963

Leigh A. Gardner

in Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661527
eISBN:
9780191744877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661527.003.0008
Subject:
History, Economic History, British and Irish Modern History

Proposals for regional integration in Central and East Africa gained support after World War Two as commodity price volatility and the financial impact of nationalist conflicts like the Mau Mau ... More


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