50th Congress of the European Regional Science Association: "Sustainable Regional Growth and Development in the Creative Knowledge Economy", 19-23 August 2010, Jönköping, Sweden
This article evaluates from the Global Dimension of Regional Integration Model (GDRI - MODEL) developed by Estrada (2004) which the level of regional integration in the year of 2007 for the Common Market of the South - MERCOSUR, considering Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay (Members of the block). For measurement of Regional Global Development Indexes were used the variables about politics, social, economic and technological had been considered with homogeneous interest. It was verified that: for the year of 2007 the economic indices and politician had been classified as in development. The social indices and technological as developed. It concludes that even so all the indices showed improvements when compared with previous works, is necessary that the countries members of the Mercosur search improvements mainly in the areas technological and politics.