The Mexican Border and U.S. Trade: What Would Be the Impact of a Border Closure?

By and ·April 13, 2019
University of California, Davis and University of Minnesota

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The Issue:

Recently, the Trump Administration proposed closing the U.S. border with Mexico. The United States has strong economic ties with Mexico and such an action could have ripple effects across the country. Concerns about the possibility of a closure following

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Driving Home the Importance of NAFTA

By ·January 29, 2017
Harvard University

The Issue:

Trade deals like the 1994 NAFTA agreement were widely chastised by both major party candidates during the presidential campaign. President Trump has called NAFTA “the single worst trade deal ever approved in this country” and has made its renegotiation a central part of his economic policy. But, in ...
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