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The Economic Growth Effects of NAFTA in the Northern Border of Mexico

Alejandro Diaz-Bautista

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Abstract: Luego de examinar el marco teórico y conceptual de la teoría del crecimiento y del comercio internacional, se mide la eficacia de la apertura comercial impulsada por el TLCAN para fomentar el intercambio comercial. Asimismo, se evalúan los efectos de éste en el crecimiento económico de los estados de la frontera norte de México. After studying the theoretical and conceptual framework of economic growth and international trade, the author measures the effectiveness of trade liberalization boosted by NAFTA in order to promote commerce and economic growth in Mexico. Likewise, the author assesses the impact of trade in economic growth at the northern Mexican states in the period 1994-2001.

Keywords: Economic Growth; NAFTA; institutions; border effects; openess; human capital. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C1 C5 C6 D5 F1 F2 K R (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2004-02-05
Note: Type of Document - pdf; Published in Revista Comercio Exterior, pages 1090- 1097, December 2003.
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