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The Missing Links in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

OPINION By JUAN CARLOS BAKER Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* A lot has happened in trade matters since the United States withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) in 2019. The TPP entered into force in December 2018 without the United States but including Mexico and Canada. It was then rebranded as the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership

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Increasing USMCA Competitiveness through Regulatory Cooperation

OPINION By INU MANAK Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* Imposing and threatening new tariffs have generated many headlines in recent years, whether it involved the United States’ North American neighbors, its partners in Europe or its competitors in Asia, especially China. Much less attention has been given to divergent approaches to regulations and standards, which often pose

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North America’s Shared Prosperity Agenda

OPINION By SERGIO M. ALCOCER and DAMIÁN MARTÍNEZ TAGÜEÑA Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* The promise of the digital economy as a driver of economic growth is a reality and continues to grow in importance as global hyperconnectivity continues to expand. Nevertheless, geography has made a comeback as a central concern in economic policy design. The covid-19

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The Ties that Bind across North American Borders

OPINION By LAURIE TRAUTMAN Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* There are many social and economic ties that bind the United States, Canada and Mexico. Certainly, our integrated supply chains, multinational businesses and linkages between families and friends spread throughout the continent undergird the relationship. It is our borders, however, that literally serve as the ties that bind

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Getting Ready for a Post-Pandemic Border Policy

OPINION By MARK AGNEW Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* Border management was a unique and perennial challenge for the continent long before the start of the pandemic. Differing security considerations, geographies and domestic politics, among other factors, contribute to creating relationships to each border that vary in important ways. Yet, in spite of these differences, sound border

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