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Essential Reading Items

Article: Challenges to the Free Trade Area of the Americas
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article published in Economic Perspectives
An electronic journal of the US Department of State
Vol. 7, No. 3
October 2002

Working Paper 03-7: Labor Standards and the Free Trade Area of the Americas
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2003


Policy Briefs

04-2: Labor Standards, Development, and CAFTA [pdf]
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2004


Working Papers

12-6: Transportation and Communication Infrastructure in Latin America: Lessons from Asia [pdf]
by Barbara Kotschwar, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2012

12-3: Chinese Investment in Latin American Resources: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly [pdf]
by Barbara Kotschwar, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2012

03-7: Labor Standards and the Free Trade Area of the Americas [pdf]
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2003

02-4: Towards a Sustainable FTAA: Does Latin America Meet the Necessary Financial Preconditions? [pdf]
by Liliana Rojas-Suarez, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2002


Testimony

The Free Trade Area of the Americas: US Interests and Objectives
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
July 22, 1997


Op-eds

Bullying Latin America
by Eric Farnsworth, Council of the Americas
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Baltimore Sun
August 2, 2007


Speeches and Papers

A Snag for the Panama FTA [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
June 9, 2009

A Snag for the Panama FTA [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
June 9, 2009

Does the FTAA Have a Future? [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2005

Does the FTAA Have a Future? [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2005

The Prospects for Deeper North American Economic Integration: A US Perspective [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2004

Challenges to the Free Trade Area of the Americas
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article published in Economic Perspectives
An electronic journal of the US Department of State
Vol. 7, No. 3
October 2002

What Should the World Bank Think about the Washington Consensus?
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper prepared as a background to the World Bank's World Development Report 2000
July 1999

The Outlook for US- Brazilian Trade and Investment Under FTAA: Some Lessons from NAFTA
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Barbara Oegg, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for "Brazil as an Export Economy"
St. Anthony's College, Oxford
December 7, 1998

The Future of Regional Trading Arrangements in the Western Hemisphere
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Barbara Kotschwar, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for Michigan State University 10th Anniversary Conference
"The US-Canada Free Trade Agreement"
September 11-12, 1998


Books

Global Economics in Extraordinary Times: Essays in Honor of John Williamson
edited by C. Fred Bergsten and C. Randall Henning
November 2012

Free Trade Agreements: US Strategies and Priorities
edited by Jeffrey J. Schott
April 2004

Prospects for Free Trade in the Americas
by Jeffrey J. Schott
August 2001