Implications of static and dynamic effects of economic integration for investment inflows and outflows using theories on industrial location: A theoretical debate

The basic theory of customs union, first presented and explained by Viner in 1950 and later extended and modified  by Meade in 1956, Lipsey in 1957and 1960, Gehrels in 1956-1957, and others, provides the theoretical foundation on which the theory of integration rests. Viner’s (1950) analysis was modified and added to by relaxing some of […]

Examining regional intensity of trade in Africa and implications for intra-Africa trade in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a continent-wide free trade area that will pave the way for a continental customs union. This study conducts an assessment of the current state and extent of intra-Africa trade for the period 2001-2018. The results give some insights into the foundation which the current regional economic communities […]