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Explaining the Diffusion and Implications of FTAs in Asia Pacific /
Mireya Solis and Saori N. Katada


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Excellent papers on Asian regional integration, which are prepared mainly by young researchers such as GIARI members, co-researchers, research fellows, and research assistants, will be published as working papers. Contributed papers, written in English or in Japanese, will be reviewed and examined by the editorial committee before publication. GIARI donates published papers to the libraries of Waseda and other related universities, research organizations, etc.

GIARI Working Paper Vol. 2008-E-4

GIARI Working Paper Vol. 2008-E-4,

Explaining the Diffusion and Implications of FTAs in Asia Pacific /
Mireya Solis(1) and Saori N. Katada(2)

June.30, 2008

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This paper presented at the International Symposium “Competitive Regionalism,” Ibuka International Conference Hall, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, May 30 to 31, 2008.

(1) Associate Professor at the School of International Service of American University
(2) Associate Professor at School of International Relations, University of Southern California

GIARI Working Paper Vol. 2008-E-4,
June.30, 2008
Published by Waseda University Global COE Program
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1. Literature Review: Towards an understanding of FTA triggers and proliferation
2. The State of Play in FTA Proliferation
3. The analytics of FTA diffusion
4. Competition as a Multi-Dimensional Concept
5. Overview of the chapters in this volume
6. Final Remarks