Regional integration and technology diffusion

the case of the North America Free Trade Agreement
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StatementYanling Wang and Maurice Schiff.
SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 3132, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 3132.
ContributionsSchiff, Maurice., World Bank.
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL3285629M
LC Control Number2003616327

North-South Technology Diffusion, Regional Integration, and the Dynamics of the “Natural Trading Partners” Hypothesis Schiff and Wang look at the argument from a dynamic viewpoint by examining the impact of North-South trade on technology diffusion and total factor productivity (TFP) in the South.

Specifically, it examines the impact on. North-south technology diffusion, regional integration, and the dynamics of the "natural trading partners" hypothesis.

Washington, D.C.: World Bank, Development Research Group, Trade Regional integration and technology diffusion book, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource.

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Regional Integration and Technology Diffusion: Based on static analysis, a number of studies argue that forming a regional trade agreement is more likely to raise welfare if member countries are "natural trading partners," while other studies claim that the opposite is true.

Schiff and Wang look at the argument from a dynamic viewpoint by. Regional integration and technology diffusion: the case of the North America free trade agreement Article (PDF Available) October with 71 Reads How we measure 'reads'. REGIONAL INTEGRATION AND TECHNOLOGY DIFFUSION: THE CASE OF NAFTA 1.

Introduction The literature on regional integration agreements (RIAs) is vast and deals with political, economic and political economy issues. A recent overview of that literature is World Bank () and Schiff and Winters (). 'Given the remarkable increase in regional integration agreements [RIAs] in the past decade, understanding of their economic rationale and consequences is essential.

Schiff and Winters succeed admirably in covering the conceptual, empirical, and policy issues arising from RIAs in an informed, comprehensible, and accessible manner. Their book should be required reading for. Whereas regional integration theory started with a broad comparative regional and organizational scope in the s and s, it has since focused on Author: Frank Schimmelfennig, Eth Zurich.

Maurice Schiff & Yanling Wang, "North-South technology diffusion, regional integration, and the dynamics of Regional integration and technology diffusion book “natural trading partners” hypothesis," Revue d’économie du développement, De Boeck Université, vol.

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Several features of this curve are relevant. The logistic curve summarizes the process of technology diffusion in just three parameters (δ 1, δ 2, and δ 3).It asymptotes to 0 when t goes to minus infinity and to δ 1 when t goes to infinity.

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E-mail: [email protected] Abstract Although economic literature about regional integration is substantial, its de nition remains by: 2. Diffusion theory suggests that there is a progression of technology adoption and integration. This progression begins with the introduction of an innovation and ends with its adoption or rejection and naturally occurs over-time.

A review of the effects of technology on teaching and learning lends itself to analysis through the lens of diffusionFile Size: KB. Diffusion of innovations is a theory that seeks to explain how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology spread.

Everett Rogers, a professor of communication studies, popularized the theory in his book Diffusion of Innovations; the book was first published inand is now in its fifth edition ().

Rogers argues that diffusion is the process by which an innovation is. Regional manufacturers have improved their products and services, and this has made it possible for them to compete with producers in developed countries. Improved levels of international competitiveness - Caricom has a stronger, more persuasive voice on international matters than as individual countries.

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Regional Integration is a process in which neighboring states enter into an agreement in order to upgrade cooperation through common institutions and rules.

The objectives of the agreement could range from economic to political to environmental, although it has typically taken the form of a political economy initiative where commercial interests are the focus for achieving broader. Regional integration and development (English) Abstract. The growth of regional trading blocks is now a major feature of international relations.

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Educators and administrators from fourCited by: 6. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) roadmap towards greater regional trade integration and development is a good start but lacks detail.

Ugandan worker picking tea as exports in the. Peterson, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, European integration is the product of the selective pooling of national sovereignty, or ultimate jurisdiction over a body politic, by postwar European nation-states.

It has yielded the European Union (EU), the most successful experiment in international cooperation in modern history. These examples show that regional integration today holds a notable attraction all over the globe.

Both the EU and SADC have been able to attract new members regularly during their operation. Yet, only the EU has been able to achieve a relatively deep level of integration during the last fifty years, while SADC has not been able to proceed in its.

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Technology that originated in DCs is transferred to LDCs. We identify the channels of technological transfer that allow LDCs to potentially participate in the benefits. Here, the development of the modern sector with links to international value chains plays a major role. However, global diffusion of technology and its gains are very by: 2.The Regional Integration and Trade Division (RITD) is headed by a Director and reports to the Deputy Executive Secretary (Programme).

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