Department / Course College of International Relations Department of International Relations
Title / Position Professor
Language English
Publication Date 2005/03
Type Research paper (scientific journal)
Peer Review Yes
Title Regional trade in sub-Saharan Africa: An analysis of East African trade cooperation, 1970-2001
Contribution Type Joint Work
Volume, Issue, Page 73(2),141-164
Author and coauthor C Kirkpatrick,M Watanabe
Details The growth in regionalism in recent years has been reflected in a renewed interest within sub-Saharan Africa in regional trade arrangements, and the recent adoption of the East African Cooperation agreement has continued a long tradition of trade cooperation between the economies of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Using a gravity model approach, this paper examines the pattern of trade over the past three decades of regional trade cooperation in East Africa. The resultssuggest that regional trade cooperation has had a positive effect on the growth of trade between the three economies.
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