How should we measure ASEAN’s success? by East Asia Forum

Assessments of ASEAN as a regional integration endeavour often fail to separate the organisation’s underlying objectives from those that appear on the surface. Analysts assume, perhaps understandably, that the primary purpose of regional cooperation agreements is to increase regional integration. If this were the case, traditional quantitative measures of integration — such as shares of intra-regional trade and investment — would be the right metrics for assessing success.

How should we measure ASEAN’s success?

Author: Jayant Menon, ADB and ANU

Lascia un commento

Il tuo indirizzo email non sarà pubblicato. I campi obbligatori sono contrassegnati *