Integration, development and equity: economic integration in West Africa

By Peter Robson

© 2011 – Routledge

190 pages

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About the Book

This reissue, first published in 1983, is an authoritative study of economic integration among the states of West Africa, focusing upon the issues and experience of the four main initiatives for regional integration in West Africa, namely the Economic Community of West African States, the Mano River Union, the Communauté Economique de l’Afrique de l’Ouest, and the recent initiative for the establishment of an economic and monetary union between Senegal and the Gambia.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Towards a Developmental Theory of Integration among Developing Countries 3. Practical Strategy and Policy Issues of Integration Among Developing Countries 4. A Communauté Economique de l’Afrique de l’Ouest 5. The Mano River Union 6. The Economic Community of West African States 7. Senegambia : Economic and Monetary Union 8. Monetary Cooperation and West African Integration 9. Conclusions

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Development

Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study for modern social science.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development