Robert J. Barro, Jong Wha Lee

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript


This chapter introduces the book and summarize key findings. Topics mentioned here include the global crisis, the Asian financial crisis, regional integration, free-trade agreements, trade and financial integration, foreign direct investment, monetary union, and the concept of the global production chain.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCosts and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199896783
ISBN (Print)9780199753987
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Sept 22

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© Oxford University Press, 2013.


  • Asia
  • Financial crisis
  • Financial integration
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Free-trade agreements
  • Global production chain
  • Monetary union
  • Regional integration
  • Trade integration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Economics,Econometrics and Finance


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