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Mexico, NAFTA, and beyond


  • Fausto Hernandez-Trillo


NAFTA has been a positive agreement for its three member countries. However, Mexico has not taken full advantage of the potential benefits of trade to accelerate its rate of economic growth. To do so, Mexico would need to design and implement complementary policies, such as strengthening the rule of law, making functional a dysfunctional public sector, promoting investment and innovation, and combating informality.

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  • Fausto Hernandez-Trillo, 2018. "Mexico, NAFTA, and beyond," The International Trade Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(1), pages 5-20, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:uitjxx:v:32:y:2018:i:1:p:5-20
    DOI: 10.1080/08853908.2017.1387622

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    1. Vatsa, Puneet, 2021. "Have Business Cycles Become More Synchronous After NAFTA?," American Business Review, Pompea College of Business, University of New Haven, vol. 24(1), pages 54-66, May.

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