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Political Economy of Policymaking: South Asia in Perspective

  • Dushni WeerakoonEmail author
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Part of the South Asia Economic and Policy Studies book series (SAEP)

Abstract

The South Asian regional economic integration process has garnered only limited global attention despite decades of efforts at national and regional levels to dismantle trade and investment barriers within the region.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Policy Studies of Sri LankaColomboSri Lanka

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