East Asia’s Economic Integration

Progress and Benefit

  • Daisuke Hiratsuka
  • Fukunari Kimura

Part of the IDE-JETRO Series book series (IDE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. From De Facto to De Jure Economic Integration in East Asia: Past, Present and Future

  3. The Making of Economic Integration in East Asia

  4. The Evolution of the Core-Periphery Structure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Daisuke Hiratsuka, Souknilanh Keola, Motoyoshi Suzuki
      Pages 162-183
  5. The Current Status of Indigenous Enterprises

  6. Quantitative Implications of Economic Integration

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 339-353

About this book


This book claims that de jure economic integration is in progress in East Asia, after the advancement of de facto integration. The book contains new international trade theory, spatial economics, data-work empirical studies, and field studies on various scenarios of de jure economic integration.


ASEAN East Asia economic integration international trade spatial economics transportation

Editors and affiliations

  • Daisuke Hiratsuka
    • 1
  • Fukunari Kimura
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Developing Economies (IDE)Japan
  2. 2.Keio UniversityJapan

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