Under Nafta, Mexico Suffered, and the United States Felt Its Pain - Room for Debate

Laura Carlsen has an excellent article in the NYT about the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Worth checking out.

by Laura Carlsen, Director Americas program at the Center for International Policy, in New York Times, November 24, 2013.

Nafta has cut a path of destruction through Mexico. Since the agreement went into force in 1994, the country’s annual per capita growth flat-lined to an average of just 1.2 percent -- one of the lowest in the hemisphere. Its real wage has declined and unemployment is up.