TITLE

The Formation of Regional Trade Blocs: A Theoretical Perspective Using Game Theory

AUTHOR(S)
Reardon, James; Kling, Nathan D.; McCorkle, Denny E.; Miller, Chip
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
American Business Review;Jan2002, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p91
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the formation of regional trade blocs. Development of multilateral liberalization trade and preferential trade agreements; Reduction of trade barriers; Evolution of the theory of economic integration.
ACCESSION #
5724004

 

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