Economic Integration

Limits and Prospects

  • George M. Korres
  • George C. Bitros

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    1. George C. Bitros
      Pages 1-10
  3. Macroeconomic Issues of Economic Integration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Hong Bai, Stephen Hall, David Shepherd
      Pages 45-57
    3. George S. Alogoskoufis, Apostolis Philippopoulos, Vanghelis Vassilatos
      Pages 91-102
  4. Microeconomic Issues of Economic Integration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Yannis Katsoulakos, Nicholas Tsounis
      Pages 105-134
    3. Isabel Figuerola-Ferretti, Yannis G. Paraskevopoulos
      Pages 157-175
  5. Institutions and Policies of Integration

  6. Challenges for an Integrated Europe

About this book


This book is intended to provide a basic understanding of current issues and problems of economic integration. Identifying economic integration as one of the main features of modern international economics, the authors examine its many aspects and consequences which remain as yet obscure and unexplored. After addressing general issues regarding economic integration, the authors include empirical theoretical analyses of the monetary union, social policy reform, social union, public finance and technological policies.


economic integration European Community European integration European Union (EU) foreign direct investment international economics monetary union

Editors and affiliations

  • George M. Korres
    • 1
    • 2
  • George C. Bitros
    • 3
  1. 1.University of AegeanGreece
  2. 2.Institute of Computational MathematicsCrete Institute of Research and TechnologyGreece
  3. 3.Athens University of Economics and BusinessGreece

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