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.
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Table of Contents
One—Beyond the Border: Expanding Trade for Prosperity.- Understanding the Global Community in the 21st Century.- The Benefits of Free Trade.- Free Trade: The New Alternative for Growth in the 1990s.- The Invisible Hand versus the Iron Fist.- Two—Opening International Trade: The North-South Connection.- U.S.-Latin American Trade Relations: Past, Present and Future.- Toward Free Trade: How Far South Can We Go?.- Reform and Liberalization of the Financial System in Mexico.- Two Questions and Answers.- Three—Opening International Trade: The Hemisphere and Beyond.- Canadian Business Perspectives on Trade Liberalization.- Trade Policy and Income Distribution.- Prospects for U.S.-Mexico Free Trade.- Three Questions and Answers.- Four—Obstacles to Commerce.- Interstate Obstacles to Commerce.- Transportation, Regulation and International Trade.- Four Questions and Answers.- Five—Important Issues for the Southwest.- The Southwest Economy: What the Future Holds.- Important Issues for the Southwest: A Panel Discussion.