NAFTA & U.S. Agriculture
This research examines the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on agricultural industries in the United States. Within the agricultural sector, an emphasis is placed on the meat products industry, and within the meat products industry, an emphasis is placed on the beef industry.
From Perception to Reality
Many Americans tend to think that NAFTA will greatly harm the United States economy. This perception was supported by Republican presidential candidate Pat Buchanan in 1996 and by third-party candidate Ross Perot in 1992. The gist of this perception is that free trade generally and NAFTA specifically will rob the United States of industrial jobs and destroy global market..