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Comparative studies of the trends in regional structures(2016_2_40_014)


South Asia is expected to become more regionally integrated in the next few decades. When we imagine a South Asia without borders, how is it different from the one during the British Colonial period when there was no border. This research project explores the shifting trends of regional structures with the partitioned regions under the current territories. The research results will offer a basis for considering future regional integration in the region. It will also seek possible comparable regions.


April 2016 - March 2018

Members of the Research Project
[ Organizer ] Tsubota Kenmei
[ Co-researcher ] Shonchoy Abu
[ Co-researcher ] Osada Noriyuki
[ Co-researcher ] Ogawa Michihiro (Assistant professor, Kanazawa University)
[ Co-researcher ] César Ducruet (Research fellow, Centre national de la recherche scientifique)
[ Co-researcher ] Kurosaki Takashi (Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)

  • IDE Research Bulletin
  • IDE Discussion Paper