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IDE entrants, exportations et productivité manufacturière : les différentes performances des régions mexicaines

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  • Escobar Gamboa, Octavio Romano

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This dissertation consists of three empirical studies on the regional economic adjustments that followed NAFTA’s entry into force in Mexico. In the first study, the evolution and determinants of regional disparities in manufacturing labor productivity are analyzed for the 1988-2003 period. The second study explores the reasons behind the export performance of different Mexican states from 1994 to 2002. The third study analyzes the location pattern of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Mexico for the period 1994-2004. The three studies highlight the importance of spatial dependence on the territorial dynamics in Mexico. In other words, territorial units should not be considered as independent units without contact between each other.

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  • Escobar Gamboa, Octavio Romano, 2009. "IDE entrants, exportations et productivité manufacturière : les différentes performances des régions mexicaines," Economics Thesis from University Paris Dauphine, Paris Dauphine University, number 123456789/3850 edited by Guillochon, Bernard.
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    Keywords

    Investissements étrangers; Disparités régionales; Commerce international; Mexique; Productivité; Accord de libre-échange nord-américain (1992);

    JEL classification:

    • O54 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • F53 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - International Agreements and Observance; International Organizations
    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence

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