Research Achievements

GIARI & Economic Field

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

Modeling a Scenario of Asian Intergration: An Economic Approach
/ Tereso S. Tullao, Jr.


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. 2007-E-9

Paper read at the International Symposium on Asian Cooperation, Integration and Human Resources. Waseda International Conference Hall, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. January 17 to 18, 2008. This paper was drawn from a paper entitled “Economic, Social and Demographic Diversity in Southeast and East Asia: Hindrance or Opportunities for Regional Integration” prepared for the Yuchengco Center of De La Salle University. Research assistance provided by Edward S. Tullao and John Paolo R. Rivera is greatly appreciated.


  • I. Concept of Economic Integration
  • II. Economic, social and demographic differences: basis of East Asian integration
  • III. The need for regional efforts towards socio-economic convergence
  • IV. Conclusion