IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this paper

The Policy Challenges of Globalisation and Regionalisation


  • Charles P. Oman


• Globalisation and regionalisation tend to be mutually reinforcing. Policies must ensure that this outcome prevails, for non-OECD and OECD countries alike. • Globalisation can weaken social cohesion and States’ economic policy autonomy. • Post-taylorist “flexible” forms of organisation now drive and shape globalisation. • The crisis of taylorist organisations is an important cause of the “structural” labour-market problems that now plague the United States and Europe; imports from developing countries are not. • Globalisation today does not show any significant acceleration of industrial redeployment from OECD countries.

Suggested Citation

  • Charles P. Oman, 1996. "The Policy Challenges of Globalisation and Regionalisation," OECD Development Centre Policy Briefs 11, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:devaab:11-en
    DOI: 10.1787/151004514681

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL:
    LibKey link: if access is restricted and if your library uses this service, LibKey will redirect you to where you can use your library subscription to access this item


    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.

    Cited by:

    1. Marian Gorynia & Oliwia Samelak, 2013. "Przegląd badań nad funkcjonowaniem filii korporacji transnarodowych w Polsce," Gospodarka Narodowa. The Polish Journal of Economics, Warsaw School of Economics, issue 10, pages 69-91.
    2. Krieger-Boden, Christiane & Soltwedel, Rüdiger, 2010. "European economic integration in econometric modelling: Concepts, measures and illustration," Kiel Working Papers 1661, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW Kiel).
    3. Pavel Neumann, 2011. "Global Economic Governance: Its Forms, Manifestations and Development in the EU and the World Economy Main Centres [Globální ekonomická governance: její formy, projevy a vývoj v EU a hlavních centr," Současná Evropa, Prague University of Economics and Business, vol. 2011(1), pages 93-113.
    4. Grazia Ietto-Gillies, 2011. "The Role of Transnational Corporations in the Globalisation Process," Chapters, in: Jonathan Michie (ed.), The Handbook of Globalisation, Second Edition, chapter 8, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    5. Christiane Krieger-Boden & R�diger Soltwedel, 2013. "Identifying European Economic Integration and Globalization: A Review of Concepts and Measures," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(9), pages 1425-1442, October.
    6. El-Khider Ali Musa, 2002. "Getting Ready For Economic Globalization: The Strategic Response of The Sudanese Import-Substitution Manufacturing Enterprises to Emerging Competition," Working Papers 0232, Economic Research Forum, revised 24 Oct 2002.
    7. Metaxas, Theodore, 2009. "Marketing European cities in the new internationalized environment: The course of Prague after 1989," MPRA Paper 48353, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. G. Ietto-Gillies, 1998. "Location of Affiliates and Degree of Internationalisation: An Analysis of the World's Largest 664 TNCs," CIBS Research Papers in International Business 14-98, London South Bank University CIBS.
    9. METAXAS, Theodore & TSAVDARIDOU, Maria, 2013. "From ‘Blue Banana’ To ‘Red Octopus’ And The Development Of Eastern And Southern European Cities: Warsaw And Lisbon," Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 13(1), pages 15-30.
    10. Ramona Frunza & Liviu George Maha & Claudiu Gabriel Mursa, 2009. "Globalization & Regionalization In International Trade," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 1(2), pages 5-19, December.
    11. Eva Cihelková & Pavel Hnát, 2008. "Budoucnost Evropské unie v kontextu nového regionalismu [Future of the European Union within the new regionalism context]," Politická ekonomie, Prague University of Economics and Business, vol. 2008(1), pages 67-79.

    More about this item


    Access and download statistics


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:oec:devaab:11-en. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: . General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no bibliographic references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (email available below). General contact details of provider: .

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.