Development Policies (Regional Integration for Development)

Hauptseminar, SWS: 2, lecture number: 56340


Mittwoch, 10-12; 1.0 01 113 S68, RW I

The creation of regional economic integration schemes has become one of the preferred development strategies in the world. This seminar will introduce key integration theories and then focus on specific examples and challenges of regional integration efforts with a focus on, but not limited to Africa. What are the promises of regional integration for development? What are the ambitions of specific regional economic communities in the Global South? What are the obstacles to regional integration? What is the role of the European Union model for regional integration elsewhere?