The Political and Institutional Determinants of Regional Integration in sub-Saharan Africa.

01 October 2010 → 30 September 2014
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
    • Economic development, innovation, technological change and growth
    • Economic history
    • Macroeconomics and monetary economics
    • Microeconomics
    • Tourism
corruption Sub-Saharan Africa regional integration governance
Project description

This research tries to determine the influence of political and institutional factors on the international trade policy of developing countries. It analyses theoretically and empirically the effect of corruption on the formation of regional trade agreements in sub-Saharan Africa and tries to generalize these conclusions to other instruments of trade policy.