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Arturo Guillén R.

Foreigh direct investment in North America under NAFTA

mai 2002

This paper aims to analyze changes in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital flows
in North America from 1990 to 2000. I would like to examine whether FDI has the
same regionalizing tendencies as foreign trade. However the process in that case is more
complex ; since centripetal forces (incoming flows to North America) as centrifugal
(outgoing flows) are both at work. With Mexico as a point of reference, I will also
analyze some of the main characteristics and tendencies of FDI, as well as its impact on
the Mexican economy. (suite dans le document joint)