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The Urban Unbanked in Mexico and the United States
This paper examines the ways in which lower-income households obtain basic financial services in urban communities in Mexico and the United States. And it discusses the efforts that private sectorExpand
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NAFTA: Lessons from an Uneven Integration
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was the first free trade agreement between the United States, Canada, and a developing country, and it was the most ambitious anywhere in the worldExpand
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MNCs strategies and their linkages with SMEs
This chapter analyses the Multinationals corporations in Mexico, particularly their linkages with small and medium enterprises. Mexico has been an important magnet of foreign direct investment (FDI),Expand
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Mexico: auto industry and patenting in a technological dependent economy
Protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs) serves a dual role in economic development. While it promotes innovation by providing legal protection of inventions, it may retard catch-up andExpand
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The Role of Minimum Wage in Rethinking the Welfare State