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Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Political Economy of Open Regionalism

by Victor Bulmer-Thomas

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Published by Institute of Latin American Studies .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Area / regional studies,
  • International economics,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • Latin America,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Public Policy - Regional Planning

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVictor Bulmer Thomas (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8761479M
    ISBN 101900039427
    ISBN 109781900039420

    Regional economic integration refers to efforts to promote free and fair trade on a regional basis. There are four main types of economic integration: Free trade areais the most basic form of economic cooperation. Member countries remove all barriers to trade between themselves, but are free to independently determine trade policies with. Regional IOs and Regional Integration. Only the EU has demonstrated marked increases in both multilateralism and autonomy and has thus contributed to the rapid integration of the continent. Many IGOs in the Caribbean and Central and South America—dedicated in principle to regional integration —have lost autonomy. IOs associated with the.

    This book proposes a renewal of ’Open Regionalism’ in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) aimed at achieving the region’s goals of high growth with stability. The LAC region experienced a growth spurt with equity during the first decade of the 21st Century.   The volume takes a broad view of recent social, political, and economic developments in Latin America. It contains six essays, focused on salient and cross-cutting themes, that try to construct a thread or narrative about the highly diverse region, highlighting its main idiosyncrasies and analyzing where it might be headed in coming years.

    TABLE I. LAIA COUNTRIES EXPORTS1 (million $) Cooperation and regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean To LAIA countries Total World % Variation % Variation Country / / Argent 23, 70, 55,   The Latin American Program joined with the Mercosur Economic Research Network and the Canada Institute to convene a conference on the impact of the global economic crisis on regional integration plans in the Americas.


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Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean by Victor Bulmer-Thomas Download PDF EPUB FB2

This collection is a sober assessment of the state of regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean. It studies the question from four perspectives: economic, institutional, political. This book proposes a renewal of 'Open Regionalism' in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) aimed at achieving the region's goals of high growth with stability.

The LAC region experienced a growth spurt with equity during the first decade of the 21st Century. Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) are currently at the center of many policy debates and are likely to shape trade and economic relations in the coming years.

Some of these discussions are about reversing or renegotiating current arrangements, as in the case of.

OBSTACLES TO REGIONAL INTEGRATION IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: COMPLIANCE AND IMPLEMENTATION PROBLEMS♣ Laura Gómez Mera ♦ Introduction The s saw a resurgence of regional trade initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Triggered by security, political and economic motivations, these schemes were initiallyFile Size: KB. Regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean Latin America is witnessing an exponential rise in regional integration of business houses. The resource-rich nature of most Latin American economies has led to an inward concentration of investment, which makes it an.

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, defines regional integration as “a multidimensional process which includes initiatives of coordination, cooperation, convergence, and deep integration” (ECLAC/CEPAL,p.7). Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Political Economy of Open Regionalism [Bulmer-Thomas, Victor] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Political Economy of Open Regionalism. In the early s, more than half a dozen new integration projects were started in Latin America. In North America, a Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada was signed in.

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The result of this conference was the beginning of one of the most successful experiences in regional integration projects around the book. On September 7,the Colombian government requested UNESCO that the multilateral approaches for book promotion be extended to Latin America in the Program and Budget for the years Headquarters: Bogotá, Colombia.

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[V Bulmer-Thomas; University of London. Institute of Latin American Studies.;] -- This collection studies regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean from four perspectives: economic, political, institutional, and in relation to the rest of the world.

About this book Introduction As regionalisation becomes an increasingly hot topic, the authors explain why regionalism has been most successful in Latin America and analyse current processes and opinions of possible future developments in the region, including the. 'This collection of writings from leading experts is an important contribution for understanding the resilience of the economic and political regionalism in Latin America.

The volume provides a broad-range assessment of Latin America regional integration initiatives from the proposals of early years of independence to current integration schemes. The Politics of Regional Integration in Latin America: Theoretical and Comparative Explorations (The Sciences Po Series in International Relations and Political Economy) [Dabène, O.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Politics of Regional Integration in Latin America: Theoretical and Comparative Explorations (The Sciences Po Series in International Relations and Author: O. Dabène. In this timely and comprehensive overview, Bulmer-Thomas has brought together distinguished experts to examine Latin America's shift away from the "old regionalism" of import substitution, limited inter-regional economic contacts, and high tariffs.

After the debt crisis of the s, they write, a "new regionalism" was necessary to integrate Latin American countries fully into the global trade.

important regional integration agreements in Latin America. These comprise countries with a long-standing history of bilateral conflicts that have come together voluntarily under an institutional arrangement that seeks to foster political-economic interdependence.

Mercosur14 is the world's fourth largest integrated economic block. Not only does itFile Size: KB. FINANCIAL INTEGRATION IN LATIN AMERICA 2 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND Approved by Alejandro Werner Prepared by a WHD team led by Charles Enoch1,2 and including, Carlos Caceres1, Luc Eyraud2, Alla Myrvoda2, Anayochukwu Osueke, Diva Singh2, Ben Sutton2, Iulia Teodoru1 (all WHD), with contributions of LEG (Jefferson Alvares, Wouter Bossu1, Barend Jansen, Laura.

The book Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Political Economy of Open Regionalism, Edited by Victor Bulmer-Thomas is published by University of London Press.

THE OECD AND LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN The OECD and the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region have a growing and dynamic relationship. In JanuaryOECD members decided to strengthen co-operation with the region through the creation of an OECD LAC Regional Programme, launched on 1 June at the.

Abstract. This book has explored the reasons for the resilience of regional integration efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean. We highlighted the need for a long-term historical perspective, to think in terms of process(es) and analyze the relevance of shared cultural elements and : Andrés Rivarola Puntigliano, José Briceño-Ruiz.

in Latin America initiated the Southern Common Market Treaty (MERCOSUR) in January, One of the trends that have recently been observed is to create mechanisms for broader regional co-operation.

This includes: 1) enlargement of existing regional integration, including the FTAs between the EU and the Central and Eastern European countries File Size: KB.Regional integration has a long history in Latin America and the Caribbean - as in Europe.

Unlike the European Union (EU), however, there is no seamless web leading from the first steps towards regionalism in the late s to the latest developments. On the contrary, regionalism in Latin America and the Caribbean.DecemSantiago, Chile - In the last ten years, Petrocaribe has become one of the basis of food security in the countries of Central America and the Caribbean, Pointed FAO today in occasion of the release of a new book that analyzes the main interventions and impacts of the regional cooperation agreement.

The book “Petrocaribe: 10 years of struggle against hunger and poverty.