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Leveling the Playing Field: Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development

Laszlo Bruszt and Gerald A. McDermott


Emerging market countries face the dual challenge of incorporating transnational regulations into their societies while building their own versions of regulatory capitalism. Will the diffusion of international public and private regulations benefit a few and marginalize the majority in the less developed countries? Or can these regulations foster transnational public-private experiments to improve local regulatory capacities, firm capabilities, and social conditions? What kinds of strategies might facilitate or impede both transnational regulatory integration and local institutional upgrading? ... More

Keywords: development, institutional change, transnational regulatory integration, NAFTA, European Union, MERCOSUR, economic upgrading, emerging markets

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198703143
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703143.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laszlo Bruszt, editor
Professor of Social and Political Sciences, European University Institute

Gerald A. McDermott, editor
Associate Professor, Moore School of Business and Senior Research Fellow, IAE Business School, University of South Carolina and Universidad Austral

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1 Introduction:

László Bruszt and Gerald A. McDermott

Part I Statics and Dynamics in Regional TIRS with Rule Takers and Hegemons

3 Strategies of Regulatory Integration via Development

László Bruszt and Julia Langbein

7 Strategies for Integration in the EU’s Pre-Accession Process

Aneta Spendzharova and Milada Anna Vachudova

Part II Emerging TIRs in the Global South:

Part III Fragmentation and Regime Complexity in TRRs

10 Assembling an Experimentalist Regime

Christine Overdevest and Jonathan Zeitlin

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