Asia–Pacific Regional Cooperation and Integration Index: Enhanced Framework, Analysis, and Applications

Publication | October 2021

This report discusses the enhanced framework of the Asia–Pacific Regional Cooperation and Integration Index (ARCII) that now includes digital connectivity and environmental cooperation among other innovations for monitoring progress.

  • US$35.00 (paperback)

The ARCII has been used for monitoring progress in various dimensions of regional cooperation and integration (RCI) in Asia and the Pacific since 2017. With these new features of the ARCII, the report explores the links between regional and global economic integration and sheds light on the application of the index to RCI analysis and policy strategies for Asia and Pacific economies.


  • Introduction
  • About the Asia–Pacific Regional Cooperation and Integration Index
  • Measuring Regional integration through the Enhanced ARCII Framework
  • Balancing ARCII Downsides: Sensitivity Analysis and Robustness Checks
  • Conclusions and Way Forward
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Economics
  • Industry and trade
  • Regional cooperation and integration
  • 158
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS210342-2
  • 978-92-9269-049-6 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-050-2 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9269-051-9 (ebook)

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