NAFTA Revisited: Achievements and Challenges

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Peterson Institute, 2005 - 517 pages
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Contents

Overview
1
NAFTA in Historical Context
5
Assessing NAFTA
17
The Bottom Line
61
References
63
NAFTA and Trade Generation Review of the Literature
69
Trends in Mexican Imports since 2000
73
Labor
79
References
346
Appendix 5A
352
The Automotive Sector
365
Policy in the Auto Sector
366
North American Auto Trends
372
Conclusion
388
References
390
Appendix 6A
392

Facts about Fears
80
NAFTAs Labor Provisions
114
Labor Adjustment Programs in North America
129
Conclusion and Recommendations Reform of the NAALC
131
References
137
Appendix 2A
142
Environment
153
NAFTAs Environmental Provisions
155
Environmental Policy Trends in North America
162
The USMexico Border
168
Conclusions and Recommendations
177
References
183
Appendix 3A
187
Dispute Settlement Systems
199
Chapter 11
201
Chapter 14
207
Chapter 19
210
Chapter 20
213
NAFTA and WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanisms Compared
215
Outcome of Dispute Settlement Cases Chapter 11 Cases
224
Conclusion and Recommendations
249
References
253
Appendix 4A
257
Agriculture
283
Overview of Agricultural Trade in NAFTA Trade and Agriculture
286
USCanada Wheat Dispute Types of Wheat Involved
297
The Sugar Saga
310
The Corn Saga
328
Conclusions and Recommendations
344
Energy
395
Energy Policies in North America
396
MediumTerm Energy Outlook
407
NAFTA and Energy Trade
417
Recommendations
426
References
437
MexicoUS Migration
441
Postwar Migration Policy
443
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
446
Mexican Immigrants and Current Trends
447
NAFTA and the Migration Hump
449
FormalSector Jobs and Migration
452
Managing MexicoUS Migration
455
Conclusions and Recommendations
464
Recommendations for North American Economic Integration
467
PostSeptember 11 Challenges
469
Upgrading NAFTA
472
Deepening the Trade Bargain
473
Going with the Energy Flow
478
Controls on Coming and Going
481
Where the Buck Stops
484
Updating Environment and Labor Provisions
486
Strengthening NAFTAs Institutions
488
Conclusion
490
References
491
Acronyms
493
Additional Readings
499
Index
503
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