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Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VII

Innovation, Competitiveness and Regional Integration

  • Author: UN, ECA
  • Publication date: May 2016
  • Page count: 138
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 16.II.K.1

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ISBN: 9789211251241
ISBN: 9789210579032
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About the product

This publication examines how the three elements of regional integration, innovation and competitiveness are interlinked. It explores the prospects for harnessing them within the framework of Africa’s normative regional integration development model oriented to foster structural change. Based on theoretical and empirical insights, the report makes recommendations as to how further regional integration boost Africa’s capacity for innovation and competitiveness. In addition, the report provides an overview of regional integration trends in Africa, including an analysis of data from the African Regional Integration Index.