NAFTA: The Way Forward
New Dynamics in the Western Hemisphere
Marta Bengoa, The City College of New York, CUNY
Renegotiating NAFTA: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Zadia M Feliciano, Queens College, CUNY
Comments on NAFTA and the China Challenge
Jesse Liss, Ph.D. Candidate, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Moderator: Mauricio Font, Bildner Center
Marta Bengoa (Ph.D., University of Cantabria, Spain) is a Spanish economist, Director of the Graduate Program in Economics at the Colin Powell School and an Associate Professor of International Economics at City University of New York (CCNY). She also serves as an External Research Fellow at the Institute of International Economics in the University Jaume I and University of Valencia in Spain.
She has published widely in the areas of international trade, foreign direct investment and economic growth & development. Currently, she is working on a variety of projects to quantify the multilateral resistances to trade for intra-State flows in the US, the impact of bilateral investment agreements on Latin American's FDI, and the diverting trade effects of non-tariff measures under TPP/the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Free Trade Agreement (RCEP).
Zadia M. Feliciano
(Ph.D., Harvard University) is Associate Professor of Economics at Queens College, CUNY. Her areas of interest include international economics, labor economics and economic history. Feliciano is co-author of Foreign Entry into U.S. Service Industry by Takeovers and the Creation of New Firms
(with Jing Sun), 2013; "Foreign Ownership Growth and Wages Changes United States Industries, 1987-1992" (with Robert Lipsey), Contemporary Economic Policy
, 2006; and others.\
(Ph.D. Candidate) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation, "Trump's America First
Trade Policy and the Causes and Effects of U.S. International Investment Agreements," at the CUNY Graduate Center in April 2017. Jesse's next project will study China's investment agreements with countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and their pros and cons for regional development.
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