Expanding NAFTA

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Carmen Zechner

Economic Effects on Chile of Free Trade with the United States

ISBN 978-3-8258-5922-3
Band-Nr. 1
Jahr 2002
Seiten 280
Bindung broschiert
Reihe International Economics

Artikelnummer: 978-3-8258-5922-3 Kategorien: ,


The world economy has witnessed a sudden increase in free trade
agreements, generating a renewed debate on their economic impact. In
Expanding NAFTA Carmen Zechner focuses on the economic
effects on Chile of the potential free trade agreement with the United
States. The author creates a framework for analyzing the impact of
economic integration between a developed and a developing country from the
developing country’s perspective. This book goes beyond earlier analyses
of the static gains from free trade to examine the dynamic and more
intangible effects that are critical to the welfare evaluation of trade
agreements. Expanding NAFTA is an important contribution to
the research on preferential trade liberalization and to understanding
developing countries‘ trade policy choices. This book will be
indispensable to anyone interested in trade policy making and the Chilean

Carmen Zechner is a Visiting Scholar at the John
F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.