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Twenty Years of NAFTA

Posted Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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Twenty Years of NAFTA Twenty years ago Congress ratified the North American Free Trade Agreement. Leaders at the time hoped that creating a trade bloc made up of Canada, Mexico and the US would boost the economies of all three nations. By some measurements, NAFTA is the biggest trade bloc in the world. But to this day economists argue about whether NAFTA was the right move. So, 20 years in, how is NAFTA doing?

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Alan Berube, senior fellow and deputy director at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program
Harriet Applegate, Executive Secretary of the Northshore AFL-CIO
Juscelino F. Colares, Professor of Law; Associate Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Brian Bull, ideastream reporter

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Metro North America: Metros as Hubs of Advanced Industries and Integrated Goods Trade

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