publication . Article . 2005

Impact of NAFTA on U.S. Corn Trade with Mexico

A. A. Farhad Chowdhury; Albert J. Allen;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2005 Journal: International Journal of Business and Economics, volume 4, issue 1 April, pages 77-85
The objective of this paper is to assess the impact of NAFTA vis-a-vis other domestic and environmental forces in corn trading between the U.S. and Mexico. Regression analysis could not provide conclusive evidence that the post-NAFTA increase in corn trade was solely due to NAFTA. Severe drought in Mexico and its domestic policy reforms may have contributed to the increased volume of corn trade in the post-NAFTA era.
free text keywords: NAFTA; tariff barriers; tariff-rate quota; labor-output coefficients, jel:F13

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