Economic Regionalization in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges to Economic Cooperation / Edition 1

Economic Regionalization in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges to Economic Cooperation / Edition 1

by Manoranjan Dutta
     
 

ISBN-10: 185898825X

ISBN-13: 9781858988252

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

This book provides a unique insight into the development of economic regionalization, with special reference to the Asia-Pacific. It presents international globalization strategies from a historical perspective and then analyses the effects on the development of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Focusing on APEC itself, the author provides a detailed…  See more details below

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This book provides a unique insight into the development of economic regionalization, with special reference to the Asia-Pacific. It presents international globalization strategies from a historical perspective and then analyses the effects on the development of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Focusing on APEC itself, the author provides a detailed investigation into its organization and agenda, and thorough personal interviews with some of the most influential people who have worked for APEC. This work contributes uniquely to our understanding and insight of economic regionalization in this area through detailed interviews with former members of this group. It will be especially useful to policy makers as well as scholars of Asian studies, international economics, globalization, and trade.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858988252
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1320L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IEconomic Regionalization - A Perspective
1Toward a Supranational Regional Macroeconomic Core3
2Historical Profiles of Economic Regionalization11
3An Economic Community in the Asia-Pacific Region20
4Economic Regionalization in Western Europe: Search for a New Paradigm32
5Pareto Optimality Condition and Economic Regionalization40
6Asia-Pacific Economic Regimes52
7Economic Regionalization and Geo-economics77
Pt. IIAsia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) - "A Moving Target"
8APEC is a "Moving Target"93
9A Conversation with Jang-Hee Yoo, Member, Eminent Persons' Group, South Korea96
10A Conversation with C. Fred Bergsten, Member, Eminent Persons' Group, United States110
11A Conversation with Suhadi Mangkusuwondo, Member, Eminent Persons' Group, Indonesia122
12A Conversation with Zhao Gong-Da, Member, Eminent Persons' Group, People's Republic of China130
13A Conversation with Mitsuo Sato, President, Asian Development Bank, Philippines134
14A Conversation with Lee Tsao Yuan, Member, Eminent Persons' Group, Singapore139
15A Conversation with The Honorable Neville Wran, Member Eminent Persons' Group, Australia150
16A Conversation with Narongchai Akrasanee, Member, Eminent Persons' Group, Thailand156
17A Conversation with Dato Noordin Sopiee, Member, Eminent Persons' Group, Malaysia164
18A Conversation with Heinz W. Arndt, Australian National University, Australia166
19A Conversation with Ross Garnaut, Australian National University, Australia173
20A Conversation with Peter Drysdale, Australian National University, Australia177
21A Conversation with Mohamed Ariff, University of Malaya, Malaysia186
Pt. IIIAPEC: Organization and Agenda
22APEC Organization195
23APEC Vision: Action Agenda/Action Plan204
24APEC and Trade211
25Challenges for APEC225
Pt. IVGeo-Economics and Intra-APEC Subregional Economic Cooperation
26Intra-APEC Geo-economics229
27The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)234
28Australia and New Zealand Closer Economic Relations (ANZ-CER)259
29The North American Free Trade Area (NAFTA)269
30The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)275
31The Golden Triangle of China: Mainland, Taipei, Hong Kong287
Bibliography299
Index311

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