Transnational Integration Regimes as Development Programmes

  • László Bruszt
  • Gerald A. McDermott

This chapter offers a framework to analyse the ways in which transnational integration regimes (TIRs) shape the evolution of economic institutions in emerging democracies and in turn builds on the growing intersection of research between international and comparative political economies. The work on globalization has shifted from a focus on individual economic and political variables to an emphasis on distinct regional commercial, military or geopolitical arrangements shaping domestic institutions (Dezalay and Garth 2002; Djelic and Sahlin-Andersson 2006; Pastor 2001). Scholars of development have increasingly shifted attention away from an emphasis on rapid market liberalization towards the role of state and nonstate actors in building new institutions to help stabilize, legitimize and regulate domestic economic activity (Barth et al. 2006; Jordana and Levi-Faur 2005; Majone 1996; Rodrik et al. 2002).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Political and Social SciencesEuropean University InstituteFlorenceItaly
  2. 2.University of Michigan PressMichiganU.S

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