Free Trade within North America: Expanding Trade for Prosperity: Proceedings of the 1991 Conference on the Southwest Economy Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas / Edition 1

Free Trade within North America: Expanding Trade for Prosperity: Proceedings of the 1991 Conference on the Southwest Economy Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas / Edition 1

by Gerald P. O'Driscoll
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792392914

ISBN-13: 9780792392910

Pub. Date: 11/30/1992

Publisher: Springer US

The volume focuses on the potential for liberalized trade between North and South America and is one of the first reviews of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas brought together academics, policy makers, and executives to consider the actual effects of free trade, especially for the economics of the American southwest and

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The volume focuses on the potential for liberalized trade between North and South America and is one of the first reviews of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas brought together academics, policy makers, and executives to consider the actual effects of free trade, especially for the economics of the American southwest and Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792392910
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
11/30/1992
Edition description:
1993
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Contributors
Pt. 1Beyond the Border: Expanding Trade for Prosperity
Understanding the Global Community in the 21st Century3
The Benefits of Free Trade19
Free Trade: The New Alternative for Growth in the 1990s27
The Invisible Hand versus the Iron Fist39
Pt. 2Opening International Trade: The North-South Connection
U.S.-Latin American Trade Relations: Past, Present and Future53
Toward Free Trade: How Far South Can We Go?73
Reform and Liberalization of the Financial System in Mexico103
Part Two Questions and Answers111
Pt. 3Opening International Trade: The Hemisphere and Beyond
Canadian Business Perspectives on Trade Liberalization121
Trade Policy and Income Distribution129
Prospects for U.S.-Mexico Free Trade137
Part Three Questions and Answers143
Pt. 4Obstacles to Commerce
Interstate Obstacles to Commerce151
Transportation, Regulation and International Trade161
Part Four Questions and Answers181
Pt. 5Important Issues for the Southwest
The Southwest Economy: What the Future Holds187
Important Issues for the Southwest: A Panel Discussion201

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