Understanding NAFTA: Mexico, Free Trade, and the New North America

Paperback | January 1, 1996

byWilliam A., Jr. Orme

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Understanding NAFTA was first published in 1993 as Continental Shift: Free Trade & the New North America. This edition includes a new introduction that brings the NAFTA story up through 1995.

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'Orme understands that NAFTA is really about fundamentally changing Mexico's long-run economic future. . . But as (he) correctly points out, very modest direct effects do not make NAFTA an unimportant agreement for the United States.' - Lester Thurow, author, The Zero Sum Society

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Understanding NAFTA was first published in 1993 as Continental Shift: Free Trade & the New North America. This edition includes a new introduction that brings the NAFTA story up through 1995.

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'Orme understands that NAFTA is really about fundamentally changing Mexico's long-run economic future. . . But as (he) correctly points out, very modest direct effects do not make NAFTA an unimportant agreement for the United States.' - Lester Thurow, author, The Zero Sum Society

Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.75 inPublished:January 1, 1996Publisher:University Of Texas Press

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ISBN - 10:0292760469

ISBN - 13:9780292760462

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Table of Contents

Introduction. After the FallChapter 1. Overview: NAFTA Myths and MisconceptionsChapter 2. The Origins and Importance of NAFTAChapter 3. 'Via Positiva'Chapter 4. The Year of Living Dangerously: 1992Chapter 5. Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: The NAFTA Numbers GameChapter 6. Oil, Cars and Mortgages: The North American Investment AgreementChapter 7. The Wearing of the GreenChapter 8. Lead or Silver: Mexico's "Guided" DemocracyChapter 9. The Tex-Mex AxisChapter 10. What Will the Neighbors Say? Latin America After NAFTAChapter 11. The Hidden Target: NAFTA and JapanChapter 12. Toward a Common Market: The New North America SubjectIndexAbout the Author

From Our Editors

'Orme understands that NAFTA is really about fundamentally changing Mexico's long-run economic future. . . But as (he) correctly points out, very modest direct effects do not make NAFTA an unimportant agreement for the United States.' - Lester Thurow, author, The Zero Sum Society