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The Evolving Integration in East Asia - Too many reservations?


  • Pape, Wolfgang


East Asian economic integration is less well known in Europe than is desirable in the EU’s own enlightened self-interest. It is also badly understood, not least because a range of ‘soft’ cultural, historical and political aspects are insufficiently appreciated in Europe. This CEPS Essay offers a deeper personal reflection on the emergence and development of East Asian economic cooperation and market-driven integration. It attempts to address some of the lingering reservations on both sides and to render the reservations in East Asia more intelligible to Europeans.

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  • Pape, Wolfgang, 2013. "The Evolving Integration in East Asia - Too many reservations?," CEPS Papers 7974, Centre for European Policy Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:eps:cepswp:7974

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