Governing Regional Integration for Development: Monitoring Experiences, Methods and Prospects by Antoni Estevadeordal, Philippe De Lombaerde, Kati Suominen, Timothy M Shaw
Developing countries have joined the rapidly growing global system of regional trade agreements (RTAs) over the past years. This volume looks at how 'getting governance right' is a central element for successful RTA implementation, taking stock of the quality and effectiveness of the monitoring of development country RTAs around the world.
Philippe De Lombaerde is based at the United Nations University-Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), Belgium, Antoni Estevadeordal is based at the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, USA, and Kati Suominen is based at The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Washington, USA.
Table of Contents
Contents: Governing regional integration for development; introduction, Philippe de Lombaerde, Antoni Estevadeordal and Kati Suominen. Part 1 Latin America and the Caribbean: Monitoring regional integration and cooperation in the Andean region, Fernando Prada and Avaro Espinosa; 'Learning to integrate': the experience of monitoring the CARICOM single market and economy, Norman Girvan; Monitoring regional integration: the case of Central America, Kati Suominen; Monitoring regional integration and cooperation: the case of Mercosur, Ricardo Rozemberg and Carlos Bozzalla. Part 2 Asia and the Pacific: Results-based monitoring of regional integration and cooperation in ASEAN, Cuong Nguyen and Clay Westcott; Regional monitoring in the Pacific: the Pacific Islands Forum, William Sutherland; Monitoring regional integration and cooperation in South Asia, Rodrigo Tavares. Part 3 Africa and the Middle East: Monitoring regional integration and cooperation in the Gulf region, Bernard Savage; Monitoring regional integration and cooperation in the South: the Arab Maghreb Union, Thouka Al-Khalidi; Monitoring regional integration in Eastern and Southern Africa, Dirk Hansohm and Jonathan Adongo. Part 4 Europe and North America: Monitoring and (good) governance of the integration process in the European Union, Ana-Cristina Costea, Philippe de Lombaerde, Wouter de Vriendt and Birger Fühne; Seasoned monitoring: the case of North America, Kati Suominen; Governing regional integration for development: summary and conclusions, Philippe de Lombaerde, Antoni Estevadeordal and Kati Suominen; Index.