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Further Reading on North America

Updated June 6, 2006

North American Free Trade Agreement (1994) NAFTA
http://www-tech.mit.edu/Bulletins/nafta.html

NAFTA Secretariat
http://www.nafta-sec-alena.org/DefaultSite/index_e.aspx

Background Information of the NAFTA partners CIA World Factbook listings USA
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/us.html

Mexico
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mx.html

Canada
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ca.html

U.S. Department of State

Mexico
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35749.htm

Canada
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2089.htm

Map of North America
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/north_america_ref02.jpg

Map of Mexico
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/mexico_rel97.jpg

Map of Canada
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/canada_rel97.pdf

Map of the United States of America
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/unitedstates_ref802634_1999.pdf

Centers

Center for North American Studies, American University
http://www.american.edu/ia/cnas/

Mexico Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies
http://csis.org/americas/mexico/events.htm

Canada Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies
http://csis.org/americas/canada/index.htm

Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California at San Diego
http://usmex.ucsd.edu/

CIDAC (Mexico City)
http://www.cidac.org/vnm/db/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=25


http://www.cidac.org/vnm/db/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=64 North American Futures Project, Pacific Council of International Policy
http://www.pacificcouncil.org/public/Studies/Naf/index.asp

North America Security Project Canadian Council of Chief Executives
http://www.ceocouncil.ca/en/north/north.php

The Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria
http://www.globalcentres.org/can-us/aboutCFGS.html

Organizations

North American Development Bank
http://www.exportmichigan.com/mdb_nadb.htm

Inter-American Development Bank
http://www.iadb.org/

World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/

NORAD
http://www.norad.mil/

Council on Foreign Relations (US)
http://www.cfr.org

Council on Foreign Relations (Mexico)
http://www.consejomexicano.org/index.php?english

Canadian Council of Chief Executives
http://www.ceocouncil.ca/

Americas Program
http://www.americaspolicy.org/

Relevant Meeting Records and Speeches

El Presidente Vicente Fox, participó en la Sesión Conjunta del Parlamento Canadiense Ottawa, Canadá, 25 de octubre de 2004
http://www.embamexcan.com/PRESS/Press2004/ComOct24ES.htm

Address by President Vicente Fox Quesada to the Canadian Parliament Ottawa, Canada, October 25, 2004
http://www.embamexcan.com/PRESS/Press2004/ComOct24EN.shtml

Press Release of the Joint Statement by Canada and Mexico: A commitment to our common future Ottawa, Canada, October 25, 2004
http://www.embamexcan.com/PRESS/Press2004/ComOct25-2-EN.shtml

Déclaration commune sur un engagement pour notre avenir commun entre le Canada et le Mexique Le 25 octobre 2004, Ottawa (Ontario)
http://pm.gc.ca/fra/news.asp?id=296

México y Canadá construyen un ambiente propicio para la inversión: Presidente Vicente Fox Ottawa, Canada, October 26, 2004
http://www.embamexcan.com/PRESS/Press2004/ComOct28ES.shtml

North American Assembly, September, 21-22, 2003
http://www.consejomexicano.org/download.php?id=606529,122,1

Síntesis de la conferencia organizada por el Foro sobre la Integración Norte Americana, March 27-28, 2003
http://www.fina-nafi.org/esp/conf03/rapport.asp?langue=esp&menu=conf03

Conférence du Forum sur L'Intégration Nord Américaine, Mars 27-28, 2003
http://www.fina-nafi.org/esp/conf03/rapport.asp?langue=esp&menu=conf03

North American Forum on Integration Conference 2004, March 27-28, 2004
http://www.fina-nafi.org/eng/conf04/resultats.asp?langue=eng&menu=conf04 General Background Reading

NAFTA Ten Years On, CFR Meeting Transcript
/pub6802/jagdish_n_bhagwati_richard_n_haass_carla_a_hills/naftaten_years_on.php

Toward A North American Community: Lessons from the Old World for the New By Robert Pastor
http://bookstore.iie.com/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=331

Two Ways to Go Global By Peter Hakim
http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20020101faessay6563/peter-hakim/two-ways-to-go-global.html>

Closing the Development Gap: A Proposal for a North American Investment Fund By Robert A. Pastor, Samuel Morley, and Sherman Robinson
http://www.american.edu/ia/cnas/pdfs/PastorInvestmentPaper0803.pdf

A North American Community: A Modest Proposal To the Trilateral Commission. By Robert Pastor
http://www.american.edu/ia/cnas/pdfs/PastorTrilateral.pdf

The Trilateral Mirage By Jean Daudelin
http://www.cdfai.org/PDF/The%20Trilateral%20Mirage.pdf> Articles on Security

Unclogging the Border Maclean's, By Mary Janigan
http://www.macleans.ca/switchboard/columnists/article.jsp?content=20041115_92406_92406>

Thinking the Unthinkable: Security Threats, Cross-Border Implications, and Canada's Long-Term Strategies," Danielle Goldfarb
http://www.cdhowe.org/pdf/backgrounder_77.pdf

Trade and Security in North America - The Importance of Big Ideas, Dwight N. Mason
http://www.csis.org/americas/pubs/hf_v12_09.pdf

Canadian Defense Priorities: What Might the United States Like to See?, Dwight N. Mason
http://www.csis.org/americas/pubs/ppv15s01.pdf

Canada and the U.S Missile Defense System, Dwight N. Mason
http://www.csis.org/americas/pubs/hf_v12_01.pdf

Articles on Economic Integration A Mexico Initiative for the Renewed Bush Administration Sidney Weintraub
http://www.csis.org/simonchair/issues200411.pdf

North American Economic Integration, Earl Fry
http://www.csis.org/americas/pubs/pp0307fry.pdf

Beyond Labels: Comparing Proposals for Closer Canada-U.S. Cooperation, Danielle Goldfarb
http://www.cdhowe.org/pdf/backgrounder_76.pdf

Building a 21st Century Canada-United States Partnership in North America, The Canadian Council of Chief Executives
http://www.ceocouncil.ca/publications/pdf/8502a13cf417d09eab13468e2a7c9f65/New_Frontiers_NASPI_Discussion_Paper_April_2004.pdf

The Prospects for Deeper North American Economic Integration, Gary C. Hufbauer and Jeffrey J. Schott
http://www.iie.com/publications/papers/hufbauer0104.pdf

The Road to a U.S.-Canada Customs Union, Danielle Golfarb
http://www.cdhowe.org/pdf/commentary_184.pdf

NAFTA, FDI, and Sustainable Industrial Development in Mexico, Lyuba Zarsky and Kevin P. Gallagher
http://www.americaspolicy.org/briefs/2004/0401mexind.html

Taking a Giants Measure: Canada, NAFTA and an Emergent China Wendy Dobson
http://www.cdhowe.org/pdf/commentary_202.pdf

NAFTA and Mexico's Agriculture, Sergio Sarmiento
http://www.csis.org/americas/pubs/hf_v11_07.pdf

U.S. Trade Policy and Canadian Culture: What Can Be Accomplished Through Trade Negotiation?, William S. Merkin
http://www.csis.org/americas/canada/merkin.pdf

U.S.-Canada Trade in Cultural Products and Services: What's at Stake?, Jonathan P. Doh
http://www.csis.org/americas/canada/doh.pdf>

An Argument for the Negotiation of a Bilateral Agreement on Cultural Trade with Canada: Why now?, Christopher Sands
http://www.csis.org/americas/canada/sands.pdf

Articles on Institutions A Strategic Dialogue from IRC's Americas Program: 10 Years of NAFTA's Commission on Environmental Cooperation (CEC) in Mexico, Laura Silván
http://www.americaspolicy.org/citizen-action/dialogue/01-cec.html

Environmental Recommendations Insufficient to Offset Trade Priorities, Marisa Jacott
http://www.americaspolicy.org/citizen-action/dialogue/02-cec.html

The Labor Dimension of the Emerging Free Trade Area of the Americas Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Working Paper, Number 2, 2004
http://www.nyuhr.org/docs/s04charnovitz.pdf

Articles (Miscellaneous) The Toxic Border
http://www.fpif.org/papers/0412toxic.html>

The Impact of NAFTA and Options for Tax Reform in Mexico, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Duanjie Chen
http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2001/10/05/000094946_01092504010964/Rendered/PDF/multi0page.pdf

The Twenty-Five Years that Transformed Mexico Luis Rubio (slide presentation)
http://www.dallasfed.org/news/research/2003/03maq_rubio.pdf

Globalization: Myths, Facts, and Consequences John F. Helliwell
http://www.cdhowe.org/PDF/helliwell.pdf>

NAFTA and the Environment: Seven Years Later Gary Hufbauer, Daniel Esty, Diana Orejas, Luis Rubio, and Jeffrey Schott
http://www.iie.com/publications/chapters_preview/322/iie2997.pdf

Regional Integration and Technology Diffusion, Maurice Schiff and Yanling Wang
http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2003/10/03/000094946_03092310565343/Rendered/PDF/multi0page.pdf

NAFTA, Capital Mobility, and Mexico's Financial System, Thomas Charles Glaessner and Daniels Oks
http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/1999/08/15/000178830_98111703524212/Rendered/PDF/multi_page.pdf

North American Futures Project Interim Report Denise Dresser
http://www.pacificcouncil.org/public/Studies/Naf/NAFReport.pdf

Mexico Steps Beyond the Labyrinth of Solitude Denise Dresser
http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentaries/commentary_text.php4?id=1126〈=1&m=series

Articles on Energy Cooperation Canada and the U.S.: A Seamless Energy Border? Paul G. Bradley and G. Campbell Watkins
http://www.cdhowe.org/pdf/commentary_178.pdf

Articles on Regulatory Policies and Standards

External Advisory Committee on Smart Regulation report
http://www.smartregulation.gc.ca

Prime Minister Martin's speech at Sun Valley
http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news.asp?id=230

Throne Speech
http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news.asp?id=274

Throne Reply
http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news.asp?id=275

Policy Research Initiative,"North American Linkages" project, Jean-Pierre Voyer and André Downs
http://policyresearch.gc.ca/page.asp?pagenm=rp_nal_index

Risks and Rewards: New Frontiers in International Regulatory Cooperation (September 2003)
http://www.smartregulation.gc.ca/en/05/01/i1-02.asp

Online Mentions in the Press 'NAFTA-Plus' Talks Aim for Security Pact Vive le Canada (10/19/2004)
http://www.vivelecanada.ca/article.php/20041017224551270

Manley to Chair Task Force on North American Integration, Globe and Mail (10/15/2004)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20041015/RNAFTATASK15/TPBusiness/?query=Manley

Unclogging the Border Maclean's By Mary Janigan
http://www.macleans.ca/switchboard/columnists/article.jsp?content=20041115_92406_92406