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Journal Article
Now and forever NAFTA

U.S. exports have been booming since the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement. But is the story the same for every state?
The Regional Economist , Issue Apr , Pages 12-13

Conference Paper
Environmental protection: a new trade issue

Proceedings

Working Paper
Financial implications of regional trade accords

We examine the implications of a North-South trade accord where investments in the Southern partner nation exhibit country risk. Our analysis demonstrates that North-South trade accords can serve as "credibility-enhancing" mechanisms towards treatment of foreign investment, inducing additional foreign capital inflows. We then examine the issues of trade and financial creation and diversion under the accord. The presence of sovereign risk changes the tradeoffs between trade creation and diversion, enhancing the potential for welfare-increasing trade-diverting regional trade accords.
Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory , Paper 95-01

Journal Article
Maquiladora recovery: lessons for the future

Southwest Economy , Issue Mar , Pages 3-7

Journal Article
Is NAFTA economic integration?

Most economists agree that trade liberalization raises incomes and living standards. To achieve trade liberalization, though, countries must sometimes first reach trade agreements. And trade agreements, as William Gruben and John Welch observe, may intertwine elements of both liberalization and protectionism. As an example, Gruben and Welch examine the negotiation process that preceded passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement. ; Is NAFTA economic integration? Although some authors think so, Gruben and Welch believe that interpreting NAFTA purely as economic integration is ...
Economic and Financial Policy Review , Issue Q II , Pages 35-51

Journal Article
Rising protectionist threat creates risks for Texas

Expanding trade has brought jobs and business to Texas, but has left the state particularly vulnerable to antitrade actions. Texas would suffer greatly if the U.S. and other countries implement protectionist measures.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 10-14

Working Paper
U.S. banks, competition, and the Mexican banking system: how much will NAFTA matter?

Working Papers , Paper 9410

Conference Paper
Canadian business perspectives on trade liberalization

Proceedings

Conference Paper
Preliminary results: the impact of a free trade agreement with Mexico on Texas

Proceedings

Discussion Paper
NAFTA and Mexican development

Using a calibrated growth model, the dynamic effects of NAFTA on Mexican development are studied. Two scenarios are analyzed. In the first, NAFTA is assumed to stimulate inflows of physical capital into Mexico. These inflows reduce the interest rate and raise the wage rates for both skilled and unskilled labor. The skilled wage rises more sharply, however, increasing the skill premium and rapidly accelerating the accumulation of human capital. In the second scenario, NAFTA is assumed to have the effect of fully integrating Mexico with the U.S. and Canada. Integration also reduces the interest ...
Discussion Paper / Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics , Paper 108

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