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Research:Publications:Working Papers FY2007(english-9,japanese-1)

Competitive Regionalism in East Asia: An Economic Analysis
/ Shujiro Urata


Working Papers

Excellent papers on Asian regional integration, which are prepared mainly by young researchers such as GIARI members, co-researchers, research fellows, and research assistants, will be published as working papers. Contributed papers, written in English or in Japanese, will be reviewed and examined by the editorial committee before publication. GIARI donates published papers to the libraries of Waseda and other related universities, research organizations, etc.

GIARI Working Paper Vol.2 2007-E-2


  • I. Introduction
  • II. Changing Patterns of Foreign Trade and Foreign Direct Investment in East Asia
    • II.1 Increasing Intraregional Dependence in Foreign Trade in East Asia
    • II.2 Rapid Expansion of Triangular Trade in Electronic and Electric Machinery
    • II.3 Changing Patterns of FDI Inflows in East Asia
    • II.4 Increasing Intraregional Dependence in Foreign Trade by Japaneses Multinationals
  • III. Changing Trade Policies in East Asia
    • III.1 Unilateral Trade and FDI Liberalization in East Asia
    • III.2 Liberalization under Regional Framework in the 1990s
    • III.3 Rapidly Emerging Bilateral and Regional Frameworks in the 21st Century
  • IV. Economic Analysis of FTAs
    • IV.1 Determinants of the Formation of FTAs
    • IV.2 Impacts of FTAs
  • V. Concluding Remarks
  • References