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Title Regionalism, trade and economic development in the Asia-Pacific region / edited by M.A.B. Siddique
Published Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  382.915 Sid/Rta  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt.1 Introduction -- 1. Regionalism, trade and economic development: theories and evidence from the Asia-Pacific region / Abu Siddique -- Pt.2 Regionalism, the World Trade Organization and the Exchange Rate -- 2. Preferential trade agreements and the role and goals of the World Trade Organization / Andrew Stoler -- 3.Preferential trade agreements and exchange rate regimes / Larry Sjaastad -- 4.Major trade trends in selected APEC economies: implications for regional trade agreements Yanrui Wu -- Pt.3 East Asia and the Pacific -- 5. Australia-United States free trade agreement and implications to Japan / Ippei Yamazawa -- 6. Free trade areas and economic integration in East Asia: the view from China / Christopher Howe --
7. Reflections on impacts and outcomes of regional trade liberalization in an Asia-Pacific context / Kenneth Jackson -- 8. Korea's approaches to regionalism / Inkyo Cheong -- 9.AUSFTA and its implications for the stock markets in the pacific basin countries / David Allen, Lee K. Lim and Trent Winduss -- Pt.4 Southeast Asia -- 10. US-Singapore free trade agreement: implications for Singapore, Australia and other ASEAN countries / Jose Tongzon -- 11.Comparative advantage in Thailand and Indonesia and potential free trade agreements: testing for convergence and implications for trade diversion / William James -- 12. The Singapore-Australia free trade agreement (SAFTA): motivations and implications for the Asia-Pacific economies / Rahul Sen --
Pt.5 Sector Studies -- 13. The commodity coverage of PTAs: does agriculture matter? / Donald MacLaren -- 14. Effect of AUSFTA on the Australian wool industry / John Stanton, Abu Siddique, Nazrul Islam and Emma Kopke -- Pt.5 Conclusion -- 15. Regionalism, trade and economic development in the Asia-Pacific region: challenges ahead / Abu Siddique
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Asia -- Commerce.
Pacific Area -- Commerce.
Asia -- Economic policy.
Pacific Area -- Economic policy.
Author Siddique, Muhammed Abu B.
LC no. 2006013236
ISBN 1845425030 (hbk.)
9781845425036 (hbk.)