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International Trade and the Firm

  • Timothy G. Taylor
  • James L. SealeJr.
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Part of the Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP, volume 20)

Abstract

Rapid post-war increases in international trade, major policy events such as the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) negotiations, and the proliferation of regional trade agreements [for example, the Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Single European Market (SEM)] have produced considerable discussion and debate on international trade, on economic integration, and on an avalanche of theoretical and empirical research. Empirical research has focused upon assessing the likely impacts of these recent international changes on signatory countries, in general, and on the most likely affected industries, in particular.

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Foreign Direct Investment International Trade Multinational Enterprise Multinational Firm North American Free Trade Agreement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy G. Taylor
    • 1
  • James L. SealeJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.University of FloridaUSA

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