The Belfast agreement and crossborder economic cooperation in the tourism industry

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dc.contributor.author Henderson, Joan (Joan Bernadette)
dc.contributor.author Teague, Paul
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-21T15:38:57Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-21T15:38:57Z
dc.date.copyright The authors, 2006 en
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.issn 1649-0304
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2218
dc.description Paper presented at final conference of the Mapping frontiers, plotting pathways: routes to North-South cooperation in a divided island programme, City Hotel, Armagh, 19-20 January 2006. en
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the impact of the Belfast Agreement on north-south economic cooperation in Ireland, using the tourism industry as a case study. The first part of the paper sets out the suggested benefits that may arise from greater economic and business connections between both parts of the island. It also develops a policy framework which the authors believe is established by the Agreement to achieve these benefits. A number of propositions are developed to assess under what conditions the potential benefits from greater cooperation will actually materialise. The second part of the paper explores the case-study evidence. The paper concludes by arguing that although advances have been made towards greater cooperation, these new initiatives, for the most part, have not been of a deep or strategic kind. The “minimalist” character of strand two of the agreement suggests that no big “institutional push” is likely to emerge to change this situation. en
dc.description.sponsorship Not applicable en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. Institute for British-Irish Studies en
dc.relation.ispartofseries IBIS Working Papers en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 54 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries MFPP Working Papers en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 4 en
dc.subject Belfast Agreement en
dc.subject Good Friday Agreement en
dc.subject Northern Ireland en
dc.subject Economic cooperation en
dc.subject.lcsh Great Britain. Treaties, etc. Ireland, 1998 Apr. 10 en
dc.subject.lcsh Ireland--Foreign economic relations--Northern Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Northern Ireland--Foreign economic relations--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Tourism--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Tourism--Northern Ireland en
dc.title The Belfast agreement and crossborder economic cooperation in the tourism industry en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://www.ucd.ie/ibis/filestore/wp2006/54/54_jhpt.pdf en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Henderson|Joan (Joan Bernadette)|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Teague|Paul|aut| en
dc.description.admin ti,sp,ke.kpw9/7/10 en


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