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NAFTA

Essential Reading Items

Book: NAFTA Revisited: Achievements and Challenges
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Jeffrey J. Schott assisted by Paul L. E. Grieco and Yee Wong
October 2005

Policy Brief 10-19: Revisiting the NAFTA Agenda on Climate Change
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Meera Fickling, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2010

Article: NAFTA Revisited
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article published in Policy Options
October 2007

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

Testimony: A Preliminary Evaluation of NAFTA
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Ways and Means Committee
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
September 11, 1997

Policy Brief 09-18: Setting the NAFTA Agenda on Climate Change
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Meera Fickling, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2009


Policy Briefs

14-13: NAFTA at 20: Misleading Charges and Positive Achievements [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Cathleen Cimino, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Tyler Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2014

10-19: Revisiting the NAFTA Agenda on Climate Change [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Meera Fickling, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2010

09-18: Setting the NAFTA Agenda on Climate Change [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Meera Fickling, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2009

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


Working Papers

08-10: Recent Trade Patterns and Modes of Supply in Computer and Information Services in the United States and NAFTA Partners [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2008

05-13: Predicting Trade Expansion under FTAs and Multilateral Agreements [pdf]
by Dean A. DeRosa, ADR International Ltd.
and John P. Gilbert, Utah State University
October 2005

02-6: Economic Issues Raised by Treatment of Takings Under NAFTA Chapter 11 [pdf]
by Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2002

98-4: NAFTA Supplemental Agreements: Four Year Review
by Jacqueline McFadyen, Peterson Institute for International Economics

96-5: China's Economic Reforms: Chronology and Statistics [pdf]
by Gautam Jaggi, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Mary Rundle, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Daniel H. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Yuichi Takahashi, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 1996


Testimony

NAFTA and Autos
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony at the Oversight Hearing on Trade Policy and the US Automobile Industry
Senate Democratic Policy Committee
February 17, 2006

Reforming the International Monetary Fund
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
April 27, 2000

A Preliminary Evaluation of NAFTA
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Ways and Means Committee
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
September 11, 1997


Op-eds

The Errors of Conservatives Obscure the Case for Trade
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
July 22, 2014

Our Model Neighbor, Mexico
by Barbara Kotschwar, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Slate
April 14, 2009

Much Ado about NAFTA
by Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Guardian
March 7, 2008

Lost in the Woods
by Lawrence Herman, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 25, 2005

A Friendly North American Initiative
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the National Post (Canada)
January 29, 2004

Muzzling Our Economic Negotiators
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed from The Washington Post
September 10, 2003


Speeches and Papers

NAFTA and the North American Future [pdf]
by Robert B. Zoellick, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared remarks delivered at the Baylor University conference "NAFTA in the Context of a Changing Global Economy"
October 15, 2013

Report to the President-Elect and the 111th Congress on A New Trade Policy for the United States [pdf]
December 17, 2008

The North American Free Trade Agreement: Time for a Change? [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
7th Annual North American Regional Meeting
The Trilateral Commission
November 21-23, 2008

NAFTA's Bad Rap [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in the International Economy
August 25, 2008

NAFTA Revisited
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article published in Policy Options
October 2007

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

Whither NAFTA: A Common Frontier? [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gustavo Vega-Cánovas, El Colegio de Mexico
Forthcoming in The Rebordering of North America? Integration and Exclusion in a New Security Context
Peter Andreas and Thomas J. Biersteker, editors. Routledge, 2003.
December 2002

North American Convergence: An American Perspective
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the annual policy conference of the Canadian Association for Business Economics
Washington, DC
March 30, 2001

NAFTA and the Environment: Lessons for Trade Policy
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Diana Orejas, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech delivered at the International Policy Forum
Organized by The Bildner Center, Western Hemisphere Studies
New York
February 28, 2001

NAFTA in a Skeptical Age: The Way Forward
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
July 2000