Political Economy of
European Integration

By Frantisek Turnovec
June 2003
Charles University in Prague, The Karolinum Press
ISBN: 8024604515
186 pages, Illustrated, 8 " x 11 "
$95.00 Paper Original


The book addresses topical issues of economics of integration with an emphasis to the problems of extending European Union. Microeconomic and institutional background of the economic theory of regional forms is developed, including welfare analysis and models of some features of customs union, common market, decision making of the European Union institutions and evaluation of institutional and national influence in the EU.

Key Features Include: Microeconomic theory of integration with combination of graphical analysis and algebraic models, Welfare analysis of integration forms, General equilibrium approaches to modeling of customs union and common market, Elements of a theory of international microeconomics, Game-theoretical models of decision making processes in the EU, 33 illustrative examples and case studies of various problems of integration analysis, Extensive references.

Politics, Economics

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