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Labor and Capital Mobility [electronic resource]

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Explores the positive and negative aspects of labor and capital mobility. A case study illustrates the impact of Turkish immigrants working in the Netherlands. Another case study investigates the U.S.-Mexico maquiladora program.
Online
1994
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Exchange Rates, Capital Flight and Hyperinflation [electronic resource]

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Introduces theories on the relationship of exchange rates, capital flight and inflation. Uses these theories to analyze a case study of capital flight out of Mexico in the early 1980's and a case study of hyperinflation in Argentina.
Online
1994
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The Environment [electronic resource]

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Questions whether goals of environmental protection and free trade are compatible. The first case study discusses how efforts to save dolphins impacted the tuna industry in Mexico. The second case study discusses transboundary pollution of the Rhine in Europe.
Online
1994
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Harsh Reality [electronic resource]: Mexico's NAFTA Problem

More than a decade after NAFTA went into effect, many Mexicans are worse off than before. What went wrong, and why? Focusing on the clothing industry, this program goes straight to the experts south of the border-a shop owner, a factory manager, employees under constant threat of layoff, and an economics professor-to find out. A general inability to compete with Chinese manufacturing is blamed, along with the Mexican government's failure to improve the nation's infrastructure and education system. But at least one owner of a niche cut-and-sew operation expresses hope as he leverages better-quality workmanship to out-compete the Chinese in his market.
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2008; 2006