• 1 Introduction
  • 2 The Theory of Optimum Currency Areas
  • 3 A new view: The endogeneity approach
  • 4 Specialization versus endogeneity
  • 5 European evidences
  • 6 Present state of integration in ASEAN + 3
  • 7 Regional Integration in Europe and ASEAN+3: Similarities and differences
  • 8 Conclusions
  • REFERENCES