Date of Graduation
Bachelor of Arts
Medina Vidal, Xavier
Committee Member/Second Reader
Committee Member/Third Reader
In an effort to understand the effectiveness of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the author uses previous academic literature to assesses the success of the North American Free Trade Agreement’s primary and peripheral goals. To understand how North American citizens, perceive NAFTA and their future relationship with one another, the author uses survey data to analyze attitudes of American and Mexican citizens towards trade liberalization (NAFTA) and labor mobility. Regression analysis reveals that there is a positive relationship between labor mobility and trade liberalization for Mexican citizens but not for American citizens. This is a significant finding that contributes to our understanding of potential policy recommendations and the integration of the North American countries.
Mexico, United States of America, Migration, Perceptions, Pew Research Center, NAFTA
Gonzalez, Colin, "Perceptions of the North American Free Trade Agreement and Mexican Migration: “What is the Relationship between Trade Liberalization and Labor Mobility?”" (2019). Political Science Undergraduate Honors Theses. 6.
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