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The ASEAN Economic Community: progress, challenges, and prospects

In: A World Trade Organization for the 21st Century


  • Siow Yue Chia


The global financial crisis exposed great shortcomings in the global economic architecture, generating extensive international debate about possible remedies for these deficiencies. The postwar global architecture was guided by major developed economies, centered around the IMF, the GATT, and the World Bank. Today, the balance of economic power is shifting toward emerging economies. Global governance and economic policy must reflect this shift. With contributions from prominent Asian and international trade experts, this book critically examines key changes occurring in the world trading system and explores policy implications for Asia.

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  • Siow Yue Chia, 2014. "The ASEAN Economic Community: progress, challenges, and prospects," Chapters, in: Richard Baldwin & Masahiro Kawai & Ganeshan Wignaraja (ed.), A World Trade Organization for the 21st Century, chapter 10, pages 269-315, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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