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Combining Export Processing Zones and Regional Free Trade Agreements: Lessons From the Mexican Experience


  • Sargent, John
  • Matthews, Linda


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  • Sargent, John & Matthews, Linda, 2001. "Combining Export Processing Zones and Regional Free Trade Agreements: Lessons From the Mexican Experience," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 29(10), pages 1739-1752, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:29:y:2001:i:10:p:1739-1752

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    1. Kalim Shah & Jorge Rivera, 2008. "Export processing zones and corporate environmental performance in emerging economies: The case of the oil, gas, and chemical sectors of Trinidad and Tobago," Policy Sciences, Springer;Society of Policy Sciences, vol. 41(2), pages 181-182, June.
    2. Sargent, John & Matthews, Linda, 2004. "What Happens When Relative Costs Increase in Export Processing Zones? Technology, Regional Production Networks, and Mexico's Maquiladoras," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 32(12), pages 2015-2030, December.
    3. Penélope Pacheco-López, 2005. "Foreign Direct Investment, Exports and Imports in Mexico," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(8), pages 1157-1172, August.
    4. Howell, Jon P. & Romero, Eric J. & Dorfman, Peter W. & Paul, Jim & Bautista, J. Arnoldo, 2003. "Effective leadership in the Mexican maquiladora: challenging common expectations," Journal of International Management, Elsevier, vol. 9(1), pages 51-73.
    5. Sargent, John & Matthews, Linda, 2009. "China versus Mexico in the Global EPZ Industry: Maquiladoras, FDI Quality, and Plant Mortality," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 37(6), pages 1069-1082, June.

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