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dc.contributor.authorShams, Rasulen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T15:57:03Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T15:57:03Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/19288-
dc.description.abstractIn Africa there has been an immense effort in the past, continuing into the present, tounite politically and to build numerous economic integration areas. In this paper wediscuss the reasons for the existence of this phenomenon in Africa which we call thedrive to political and economic integration. Some conventional explanations arediscussed. Our own explanation is based on the theory of bureaucracy and theimbalances emerging in the process of development. If Africa is ready for regionaleconomic integration, it has to follow another path to this end: The path of centricintegration.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aHamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA) |cHamburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aHWWA Discussion Paper |x316en_US
dc.subject.jelO55en_US
dc.subject.jelP16en_US
dc.subject.jelF15en_US
dc.subject.jelO18en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordEconomic Integrationen_US
dc.subject.keywordUnionen_US
dc.subject.keywordBureaucracyen_US
dc.subject.keywordCentric Integrationen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftsintegrationen_US
dc.subject.stwEntwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwBürokratieen_US
dc.subject.stwAfrikaen_US
dc.titleThe Drive to Economic Integration in Africaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn489057411en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:hwwadp:26199-

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