Regional Integration in East Asia -From the Viewpoint of Spatial Economics-
Palgrave Macmillan IDE-JETRO Series
With the globalization of economic activity bringing about the expansion of markets and deepening of economic interdependency beyond state-borders, a new political challenge arises: how to effectively integrate the interdependent economies into a harmonious unity through the creation of new super-state institutions? This book applies a spatial economics perspective to the understanding of the recent dynamism of the global economy, with particular focus on East Asia. In addition, it examines the prospects of regional integration in East Asia.
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Globalization, Regional Integration and Spatial Economics: An Introduction / M.Fujita
PART 1: REGIONAL INTEGRATION AND SPATIAL ECONOMICS
The 'New' Economic Geography: Where Are We? / P.Krugman
European Integration: A View from Spatial Economics / A.J.Venables
Development of East Asian Regional Economies: A View from Spatial Economics / M.Fujita
PART 2: PROSPECTS AND TASKS OF REGIONAL INTEGRATION IN EAST ASIA
Regional Integration from a Chinese Perspective / Y.Yonding
Regional Integration from a Korean Perspective / Y.H.Kim
Regional Integration from a Thai Perspective / B.Nidhiprabha
Discussions and Summary / M.Fujita