, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 236–259

Competing Regionalism – Patterns, Economic Impact and Implications for the Multilateral Trading System

  • Stephen Woolcock
  • Claude Barfield
  • Donald MacLaren
  • Georg Koopmann

DOI: 10.1007/s10272-007-0225-8

Cite this article as:
Woolcock, S., Barfield, C., MacLaren, D. et al. Intereconomics (2007) 42: 236. doi:10.1007/s10272-007-0225-8

The stagnation of the Doha Round trade talks has given a fresh impetus to regionalism worldwide which manifests itself in a race for markets between regional trading blocs. This Forum is concerned with the patterns of regionalism to be found in different parts of the world, with their interplay and the implications for the multilateral trading system.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Woolcock
    • 1
    • 2
  • Claude Barfield
    • 3
  • Donald MacLaren
    • 4
  • Georg Koopmann
    • 5
  1. 1.London School of EconomicsUK
  2. 2.Visiting Fellow at the United Nations University CRISBrugesBelgium
  3. 3.American Enterprise InstituteWashingtonUSA
  4. 4.Department of EconomicsUniversity of MelbourneAustralia
  5. 5.University of HamburgGermany

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