Stages of the Economic Integration and the Level of International Competitiveness. Optimization Methods. The EU Case

Author:Grigore Silasi, Codruta Duda-Daianu, Monica Boldea, Gabriela Puscas
Pages:460-470
 
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European Integration -
Realities
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Stages of the
Econo
Competitivene
Grigore Silaşi
1
,
Cod
1
West University Timişoara,
Jea
2
Tibiscus University, T
3
West University Timi
4
West University Timi
Abstract. The paper highlights
analyzed aspects related to the
s
the relationship
competitiveness
outlined in various stages o f
resources,
performances towards
includes an analysis of
integratio
the degree
of institutionalization
Keywords
Integration, optimum
1.
The Process Of Integr
represents an inva
1.1. Market Dimension a
nd Eco
“European countries are too
sma
that is now possible and
therefore
Therefore, the market size
matte
European economic integration
w
countries, by allowing access to
become more efficient
and thus
competitiveness on
foreign marke
es and Perspectives
nomic Integration and
the Level of
Inte
eness
. Optimization Methods. The EU
odru
ţa Duda-Dăianu
2
, Monica Boldea
3
, Gabriela P
Jean Monnet European Centre
of Excellence,
grigor
, Timi
şoara, Department of Economics,
cddaianu@
imi
şoara, Faculty of
Economics and Business Admin
monica.boldea@gmail.com
imi
şoara, Faculty of
Economics and Business Admin
gabriela.puscas@yahoo.com
and discusses the concept of integration optimum.
For this
stages of
integration and the level of
international competiti
ss
- integration – second-best opt imum. The
integration’s bene
the EU enlargement, e mphasizing the importance
of co
rds competitiveness
and the dynamics of dimension
efficienc
tion
in different areas (Latin America, Northern America,
Asi
on
in relation to competitiveness.
m, competitiveness, institutionalization, costs, benefits
egration and EU’s Level Of International Co
“By its size – the largest in the world –
the single m
nvaluable value for the revitalization of our business and
competitive. It is one of the main engines o
Jac
conomies
of Scale
mall
– as Jean Monnet wrote in 1943 – to give
the
ore
necessary. They need larger markets”.
tters
. Since its inception in the 50s, an
important
was
the belief that the unification of the
econom
a larger market for European companies,
will m
hus
lead towards lower prices, increased quality
rkets
.
2011
nternational
Case
la Puşcaş
4
goresilasi@yahoo.com
@yahoo.com
ministration
,
ministration
,
his
reason, there are
titiveness
as well as
enefits
and costs are
combining
national
ncy
. The paper also
sia
and Africa) and
Competitiveness
e market with no frontiers
nd for making them more
s o
f the European Union”
acques
Delors, July 1987
their citizens
prosperity
nt premise
backing the
omies of the European
l make
European firms
and toward gaining

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