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Regional integration beyond the traditional trade benefits

Adama Konseiga

Regional integration beyond the traditional trade benefits

labor mobility contribution : the case of Burkina Faso and Côte d"Ivoire

by Adama Konseiga

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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West,
  • Burkina Faso.,
  • Côte d"Ivoire.,
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor mobility -- Burkina Faso,
    • Labor mobility -- Côte d"Ivoire,
    • Labor mobility -- Africa, West,
    • Africa, West -- Economic integration,
    • Africa, West -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAdama Konseiga.
      SeriesDevelopment economics and policy ;, v. 46
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5847.5.A6 K66 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3420877M
      ISBN 100820476528
      LC Control Number2005040913

      The Regional Integration and Trade Division (RITD) is headed by a Director and reports to the Deputy Executive Secretary (Programme). The Division is responsible for contributing to effective regional cooperation and integration among member States by supporting efforts to deepen regional markets, boost intra-African trade, accelerate industrialization, foster market institutions and tackle. This book presents a number of key studies pertaining to the most pressing challenges of economic regional integration in West Africa. The issues of monetary coordination, foreign exchange volatility, taxation, savings and macroeconomic convergence are investigated from a regional perspective.5/5(1).

      In the late s regional integration emerged as one of the most important developments in world politics. It is not a new phenomenon, however, and this book presents an analysis of integration across time, and across regions. Walter Mattli examines projects in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Europe, but also in Latin America, North America and Asia since the s. Limited integration has stifled the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region's significant potential for economic growth and job creation. Home to percentage of the world's population and percentage of the world's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the region's .

      Council on the important role that regional integration and free trade agreements can play “in the establishment of a more equitable world trade system” and therefore fully support and encourage regional integration among developing countries (European Parliament, , p). This support to regional integration initiatives takes various File Size: KB. deep integration, African countries are seeking to maximize the benefits of regional integration, but the y are also imposing on t hemselves a substantial demand for a dministrat ive capacit y and.


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The phenomenon of regional integration. Regional integration is a process in which neighboring states enter into an agreement in order to upgrade.

Get this from a library. Regional integration beyond the traditional trade benefits: labor mobility contribution: the case of Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire. [Adama Konseiga]. Regional Integration is a process in which neighboring states enter into an agreement in order to upgrade cooperation through common institutions and rules.

The objectives of the agreement could range from economic to political to environmental, although it has typically taken the form of a political economy initiative where commercial interests are the focus for achieving broader socio.

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Regional integration beyond the traditional trade benefits book Of Regional Economic Integration. April 1,Harri Daniel, 1 Comment. Benefits of Regional Economic Integration. Regional economic integration refers to the agreement amongst countries within a certain geographic area for reducing and ultimately removing tariff barriers, making sure there is better flow of services or goods through the respective nations.

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Regional integration refers to various types of political and economic agreements that form closer ties between sovereign countries. Such policies. Simply put, a regional trade agreement, or RTA, makes it easier for countries, such as the United States, Canada and Mexico in the North American Free Trade Agreement, to engage in countries in an RTA may or may not be in close proximity to one another; for example, the United States has regional trading partners located as far away as the Middle East, notes economist Donna Welles.

Regional economic integration refers to efforts to promote free and fair trade on a regional basis. There are four main types of economic integration: Free trade areais the most basic form of economic cooperation. Member countries remove all barriers to trade between themselves, but are free to independently determine trade policies with.

Regional economic integration refers to efforts to promote free and fair trade on a regional basis.

There are four main types of economic integration: Free trade area is the most basic form of economic cooperation. Member countries remove all barriers to trade between themselves, but are free to independently determine trade policies with.

2 Explaining regional integration This book seeks to introduce analytical order to this multitude of integration schemes and to address the general question of what forces drive the process of voluntary integration. The study is motivated by the belief that there is Cited by: Benefits of Regional Integration: What Sri Lanka Can Learn From Poland Patryk Kugiel, Shari Cooray1, Thileni Wickramaratne2 Although Poland and Sri Lanka are distant and differ significantly, a comparison of their experiences with regional cooperation reveals a few interesting observations.

Poland's accession to the EU provesFile Size: KB. 2 From the literature3 and experience, some traditional and non-traditional gains from regional integration arrangements could be identified, including: Traditional Gains from Regional Integration Arrangements Trade gains: If goods are sufficiently strong substitutes, regional trade agreements will cause the demand for third party goods to decrease, which will drive down prices.

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4 However, a number of infrastructure and logistics-specific challenges need to be resolved for the region’s countries to be able to reapFile Size: 1MB. 'Given the remarkable increase in regional integration agreements [RIAs] in the past decade, understanding of their economic rationale and consequences is essential.

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Arguably there is no regional.