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Author:Cañas, Jesus 

Working Paper
The impact of the maquiladora industry on U.S. border cities

For decades, the maquiladora industry has been a major economic engine along the U.S.?Mexico border. Since the 1970s, researchers have analyzed how the maquiladora industry affects cities along both sides of the border. Gordon Hanson (2001) produced the first comprehensive study on the impact of the maquiladoras on U.S. border cities, considering the impact of these in-bond plants on both employment and wages. His estimates became useful rules of thumb for the entire U.S.?Mexico border. These estimates have become dated, as Hanson's study covered the period from 1975 to 1997. The purpose of ...
Working Papers , Paper 1107

Journal Article
Mexico resilient in 2011 amid global uncertainty and sluggish U.S. growth

The recent performance overcame a period of heightened European financial tension, sluggish growth in the U.S. and global supply-chain disruptions related to Japan?s natural disasters.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q2 , Pages 10-13

Journal Article
A new index of coincident economic activity for Houston

Houston Business , Issue Apr

Journal Article
Mexico rides global recovery but still faces hurdles

The Mexican economy has grown robustly following the worst recession since the peso crisis of 1994. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth surged 5.4 percent in 2010, surpassing expectations. Though the pace of expansion slowed in early 2011 as the U.S. engine sputtered, forecasts call for a slight pickup in the second half. ; The recovery is the product of primarily three factors: first, a rebound in manufacturing exports, mostly to the U.S. but also to other markets; second, a strengthening internal market fueled by a healthy domestic financial sector; and third, significant capital inflows ...
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 11-13, 20

Journal Article
Intra-Industry Trade with Mexico May Aid U.S. Global Competitiveness

Since the enactment of NAFTA, U.S.?Mexico trade and manufacturing processes have become increasingly integrated through cross-border production linkages. A new Banco de Mxico economic model finds that U.S. imports from Mexico can be explained by taking into account the level of U.S. exports?suggesting that trade with Mexico may have contributed to enhanced U.S. global competitiveness.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q2 , Pages 3-6

Journal Article
Maquiladora industry: past, present and future

Business Frontier

Journal Article
Maquiladora data: Mexican reform clouds view of key industry

Southwest Economy , Issue May , Pages 10

Journal Article
Cyclical differences emerge in border city economies


Journal Article
Explaining the increase in remittances to Mexico

Southwest Economy , Issue Jul , Pages 3-7

Journal Article
Will reforms pay off this time? Experts assess Mexico’s prospects

Mexico?s sharp first-quarter slowdown isn?t entirely surprising. While the country has made considerable economic advances in recent years, its growth is closely tied to that of its northern neighbor, and the U.S. economy stalled at year-end. Some Mexico indicators, such as industrial production, have been flat since mid-2012.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q2 , Pages 17-24




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