LOCATION3rd Fl Reserve
Call No. HF1418.5 .N48 1993
Title New dimensions in regional integration / edited by Jaime de Melo and Arvind Panagariya.
Location Volume/Copy Barcode Status
 3rd Fl Reserve  HF1418.5 .N48 1993    3500501381923/  
 List of figures 
 List of tables 
 Preface 
 Foreword / Richard Portes, Lawrence Summers 
 Acknowledgements 
 List of conference participants 
1Introduction / Jaime de Melo, Arvind Panagariya3
 1Regionalism and (versus?) multilateralism5
 2The experience with regional integration12
 3The new regionalism and new initiatives17
 4Concluding remarks: the new regionalism and smaller countries20
2Regionalism and multilateralism: an overview / Jagdish Bhagwati22
 Discussion / Robert Baldwin, Richard Blackhurst51
3Regionalism versus multilateralism: analytical notes / Paul Krugman58
 1The narrow economics of trading blocs59
 2Modelling trade policy65
 3Negotiation and protection69
 4Regionalism, multilateralism, and bargaining72
5Summary conclusions75
 Appendix: A basic trading-bloc model75
 Discussion / Ronald Jones, T.N. Srinivasan79
4Multilateral and bilateral trade policies in the world trading system: an historical perspective / Douglas A. Irwin90
1Introduction90
 2The origins of European trade liberalisation92
 3The 19th-century open trading regime96
 4The interwar trade policy experience103
 5Trade liberalisation in historical perspective113
 Discussion / Barry Eichengreen, Mancur Olson119
5GATT's influence on regional arrangements / J. Michael Finger128
 1GATT provisions for regional arrangements129
 2Overall applications134
 3The European Economic Community (EEC)135
 4Developing countries in regional arrangements139
 5Conclusions and policy applications142
 Discussion / Jean Baneth, Robert Hudec148
6The new regionalism: a country perspective / Jaime de Melo, Arvind Panagariya, Dani Rodrik159
1Introduction159
 2Welfare economics of FTAs160
 3Institutional dimensions of RI176
 4Growth effects of RI schemes184
5Conclusions187
 Discussion / Ronald Findlay, Constantine Michalopoulos193
7The European Community: a case of successful integration? / L. Alan Winters202
1Introduction202
 2Measures of success: inward- versus outward-looking integration203
 3Managed liberalism: enlargement and preferences212
 4Beyond the CU218
5Conclusion224
 Discussion / Ravi Kanbur, Andre Sapir228
8Regional integration in Sub-Saharan Africa: past experience and future prospects / Faezeh Foroutan234
1Introduction234
 2RI schemes in SSA240
 3Evaluation of SSA's experience with trade integration251
 4Other types of integration260
 5Conclusion: what future for RI in SSA?264
 Discussion / Christopher Bliss, Ishrat Husain271
9Latin America's integration and the multilateral trading system / Julio J. Nogues, Rosalinda Quintanilla278
1Introduction278
 2Latin America's past integration strategy279
 3The impact of UTL and multilateralism on Latin America288
 4Latin America's new integration initiative294
5Conclusion309
 Discussion / Christopher Clague, Jesus Seade313
10Regional integration in Eastern Europe: prospects for integration within the region and with the European Community / Josef C. Brada319
1Introduction319
 2Legacies of the CMEA320
 3The aftermath of the collapse of the CMEA323
 4East Europe's future334
 5Lessons for the CIS340
 Discussion / Alan Gelb, Gabor Oblath347
11Regional trade arrangements in North America: CUSTA and NAFTA / John Whalley352
1Introduction352
 2The substance of the new North American regionalism354
 3Assessing the impacts of CUSTA and NAFTA361
 4Systemic implications of new North American regional trade arrangements367
 Discussion / Fernando Clavijo, Ulrich Lachler382
12Trading blocs and East Asia / Gary R. Saxonhouse388
 1New trading blocs, the consequences for members and non-members and Article XXIV389
 2The East Asian trade regime392
 3Pricing strategies in East Asia402
 4Regional initiatives in East Asia410
5Conclusion412
 Discussion / Hugh Patrick, Vinod Thomas416
13Prospects for regional integration in the Middle East / Stanley Fischer423
 Discussion / Richard Baldwin, Enzo Grilli448
 Round Table Discussion / Richard N. Cooper, W. Max Corden, Rudiger Dornbusch453
 Index464
Published Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Description xxviii, 473 p. ; 24 cm
Note "Outcome of a World Bank-CEPR conference held at the World Bank, Washington, DC, on 2-3 April 1992"--Pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject International economic integration -- Congresses.
Regionalism -- Congresses.
Commercial policy -- Congresses.
Free trade -- Congresses.
International economic integration -- Case studies -- Congresses.
Added Author De Melo, Jaime.
Panagariya, Arvind.
Corporate Author World Bank.
Centre for Economic Policy Research (Great Britain)
ISBN 0521556686 (pbk.)
0521444314 (hard)
OCLC No. or Control No. 27725305