Author: Kevin Gallagher

Brazil: Trading Away Industrial Development?

Although official estimates of developing country benefits of the current world trade talks are strikingly small, Brazil’s agricultural sector stands to be a winner. Yet Brazil seems to be willing to swap

Mexico, NAFTA, and Beyond

During the NAFTA negotiations, proponents of the agreement argued that free trade would lead to seemingly automatic improvements in environmental conditions in countries like Mexico. Opponents of NAFTA said that the environment


The U.S. Congress and the Central American nations are currently considering the Central American Free Trade Agreement. Through CAFTA, Central American governments hope to attract new inflows of foreign direct investment. Washington