Table I

The conceptualization of conditions necessary for the integration process outlined by Haas and Schmitter (1964)

Background conditions Conditions at the time of economic union Process Conditions
1. size of unit
2. rate of transactions
3. pluralism
4. elite complementarity
1 .possible governmental purposes
2. powers and functions of new region-level institutions
1. decision-making style
2. rate of growth of transactions
3. adaptability of governmental/private actors

Source: Derived from Haas and Schmitter (1964)

 
 

Table II

The impact of contextual variables and domestic-policy factors on four aspects of the integration of Russia's regions in Europe: Analysis of 89 Regions

  Integration through trade and projects Integration through investment
Logistic Regression Logistic Regression Linear Regression Linear Regression
Trade with Europe
Model 1
Projects
Model 2
Invest. Risk
Model 3
Invest. Potential
Model 4
Contextual variables        
European Regions - - - .38 (-3.99) *** -
European Border - 3.5 (1.2)** - -
Economic develop. - - -.299 (-2.76)** .597 (6.33) ***
Ethnicity - - - -
Domestic policy variables  
Federal Status - - - -
Bilateral Treaties 1.26 (.57) * - - -
Nagelkerke R Sq. . 25 .49    
R Square     .41 .55

*** significant at the 0.00 level

** significant at the 0.01 level

*significant at the 0.05 level

Note: Entries for Logistic Regressions are Beta (B) and Standard Error (SE) given in parentheses Entries for Linear Regressions are Standardized Coefficients (Beta), with t-test given in parentheses.

 
 

Figure 1

The factors influencing the European Integration of Russia's CUs


©2006 by Anastassia Obydenkova
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