Economic and Environmental Impact of Free Trade in East and South East Asia

  • Mukhopadhyay Kakali
  • Paul J. Thomassin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Paul J. Thomassin
    Pages 1-21
  3. Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Paul J. Thomassin
    Pages 23-40
  4. Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Paul J. Thomassin
    Pages 41-83
  5. Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Paul J. Thomassin
    Pages 85-95
  6. Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Paul J. Thomassin
    Pages 97-131
  7. Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Paul J. Thomassin
    Pages 133-164
  8. Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Paul J. Thomassin
    Pages 165-173
  9. Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Paul J. Thomassin
    Pages 175-180
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 181-209

About this book

Introduction

In recent years, the East and South East Asian region has witnessed a rapid expansion of regional economic cooperation through bilateral and plurilateral free trade agreements. The current book attempts to comprehensively analyze the economic and environmental impacts of regional economic integration in East and South East Asia to the year 2020. This region has some of the fastest growing economies of the world. A global economic model was used to undertake the analysis. A rare feature of the book is the detailed environmental implications of the Regional Trade Agreements focusing on air, water, and waste pollution. Economic integration among the East and South East Asian region has been an important agenda item for the academic and policy communities in recent years.

The study provides insight into pursuing a concrete multilateral trade liberalization policy (combining ASEAN and other countries in East Asia) and throws more light on the on-going trade and environment debate. This book will be a good addition to the field of trade and the environment. The academic community – primarily researchers and policy makers, and world bodies, such as the WTO, ADB and the World Bank, will benefit from the book.

Keywords

ASEAN Asia East Asia Economic Growth Free Trade Agreement GTAP Regional Trade Agreement Trade Agreement WTO World Trade Organisation development growth

Authors and affiliations

  • Mukhopadhyay Kakali
    • 1
  • Paul J. Thomassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. Agricultural EconomicsMcGill UniversitySt. Anne-de-BellevueCanada
  2. 2.Dept. Agricultural EconomicsMcGill UniversitySt. Anne-de-BellevueCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3507-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-3506-6
  • Online ISBN 978-90-481-3507-3
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