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Environmental costs and NAFTA

Duane Chapman

Environmental costs and NAFTA

testimony, U.S. International Trade Commission hearing, Potential impact on the U.S. economy and selected industries of the North American Free Trade Agreement, Washington, D.C., November 18, 1992

by Duane Chapman

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Published by Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada.,
  • Free trade -- United States -- Environmental aspects.,
  • International trade -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPotential impact on the U.S. economy and selected industries of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
    Statementby Duane Chapman.
    SeriesCornell agricultural economics staff paper -- SP 92-19, Cornell agricultural economics staff paper -- no. 92-19.
    ContributionsUnited States International Trade Commission., New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dept. of Agricultural Economics
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22265597M

      Alan Reynolds, "The Impact of NAFTA on U.S. Wages and Jobs," paper presented at the Cato Institute conference on The North American Free Trade Agreement, Washington, D.C., June 8, ; Lenore Sek. Introduction In , with support from the Ford Foundation, Global Americans convened a working group of high-level, former policymakers, business leaders and scholars to discuss bipartisan and cross-regional ways to build on the past two decades of inter-American relations. The initial set of policy topics addressed by our High-Level Working Group on Inter-American Relations and [ ].

      Following NAFTA, many US and Canadian firms took advantage of the poor working conditions in Mexico by outsourcing their production to save on labour costs. To encourage more foreign investment, the Mexican government and owners of maquiladoras . Downloadable! A reduction in trade barriers generally will affect the environment by expanding the scale of economic activity, by altering the composition of economic activity, and by bringing about a change in the techniques of production. We present empirical evidence to assess the relative magnitudes of these three effects as they apply to further trade liberalization in Mexico.

      The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect January 1, The North American Free Trade Agreement allows U.S. companies to sell their goods in Mexico tariff-free. It also allows Mexicans to set up low-wage factories to produce their goods to sell in the United States duty free. [Dowling, ]. @article{osti_, title = {Think twice before moving south: Environmental considerations of NAFTA}, author = {Ullman, A.L.}, abstractNote = {Managing the environment is an increasingly complex task for industries in the US In the s, with the high cost of environmental management and the formation of regional trading alliances, strategic environmental management has become crucial to.


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