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Series on Latin American Studies 11

Integrating the Americas

FTAA and Beyond

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$39.99 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674014848

Publication Date: 10/25/2004


860 pages

6 x 9 inches

72 line drawings, 116 tables

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies > Series on Latin American Studies


  • List of Tables
  • List of Figures
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Contributors
  • List of Abbreviations
  • I. Introduction
    • 1. Introduction [Antoni Estevadeordal, Dani Rodrik, Alan M. Taylor, and Andrès Velasco]
  • II. The FTAA: Historical and Global Perspectives
    • 2. The Roots of Latin American Protectionism: Looking before the Great Depression [John H. Coatsworth and Jeffrey G. Williamson]
    • 3. Economic Integration in the Americas: European Perspectives [Anthony J. Venables and L. Alan Winters]
    • 4. The Proliferation of Sovereigns: Are There Lessons for Integration? [Matías Braun, Ricardo Hausmann, and Lant Pritchett]
    • 5. The Old and New Regionalism: Benefits, Costs, and Implications for the FTAA [Robert Devlin and Paolo Giordano]
  • III. Macroeconomics of the FTAA
    • 6. The Monetary Consequences of a Free Trade Area of the Americas [Barry Eichengreen and Alan M. Taylor]
    • 7. Macroeconomic Coordination and Monetary Unions in an n-Country World: Do All Roads Lead to Rome? [Andrew Powell and Federico Sturzenegger]
  • IV. Negotiating the FTAA Agreement: Traditional and New Issues
    • 8. Prospects and Challenges for the Liberalization of Agricultural Trade in the Western Hemisphere [Mario Berrios, Jaime Granados, Marcos S. Jank, Josefina Monteagudo, and Masakazu Watanuki]
    • 9. Regionalism and Trade in Services in the Western Hemisphere: A Policy Agenda [Aaditya Mattoo and Pierre Sauvé]
    • 10. Tackling International Anticompetitive Practices in the Americas: Implications for the Free Trade Area of the Americas [Julian L. Clarke and Simon J. Evenett]
  • V. The Political Economy of the FTAA
    • 11. The United States and a Free Trade Area of the Americas: A Political-Economic Analysis [I. M. (Mac) Destler]
    • 12. The Political Economy of Economic Integration in the Americas: Latin American Interests [Marcelo de Paiva Abreu]
  • VI. Assessing the Economics of the FTAA
    • 13. Do Preferential Trade Agreements Matter for Trade? The FTAA and the Pattern of Trade [Antoni Estevadeordal and Raymond Robertson]
    • 14. A Virtuous Circle? Regional Tariff Liberalization and Scale Economies in Transport [David Hummels and Alexandre Skiba]
    • 15. What Has Happened to Wages in Mexico since NAFTA? Implications for Hemispheric Free Trade [Gordon H. Hanson]
    • 16. Can an FTAA Suspend the Law of Gravity and Give the Americas Higher Growth and Better Income Distributions? [Bernardo S. Blum and Edward E. Learner]
    • 17. Regional Integration and Productivity: The Experiences of Brazil and Mexico [Ernesto López-Córdova and Mauricio Mesquita Moreira]
    • 18. The FTAA and the Location of Foreign Direct Investment [Eduardo Levy Yeyati, Ernesto Stein, and Christian Daude]
  • VII. FTAA and Beyond
    • 19. Labor Standards and the FTAA [Kimberly Ann Elliot]
    • 20. The Environmental Dimension of Economic Integration: The FTAA and Beyond [Daniel C. Esty]
    • 21. Social Protection and Inclusive Trade: Strengthening the Sources of Convergence within FTAA [Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva and Nora Lustig]
    • 22. Asymmetries and Cooperation in the FTAA [Inés Bustillo and José Antonio Ocampo]
    • 23. The FTAA’s Impact on Democratic Governance [Mark Barenberg and Peter Evans]
  • Index

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