Handelspolitik mit Afrika und Bekämpfung von Fluchtursachen

Stephan Klasen 1
  • 1 Department für Volkswirtschaftslehre, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tel.: (0551) 39 73 03, Göttingen, Deutschland
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  • Department für Volkswirtschaftslehre, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tel.: (0551) 39 73 03, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3, 37073, Göttingen, Deutschland
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Abstract

There is renewed interest in Europe to deepen trade with Africa in the hope that this will reduce migrant flows. While improved trade with Africa will not reduce but likely stimulate migrant flows, it could promote African development and further European long-term economic interests. To deepen trade, this article argues for further trade integration with North Africa with a long-term EU membership perspective. To further trade with Sub Saharan Africa, it suggests greater use of unilateral trade opening on the part of the EU, including more flexible application of rules of origin.

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