Texas lawmakers step up efforts to strengthen border economies
- Mexico's Maquiladoras Go Way South of the Border. Chen, I-Chun // Global Finance;Feb2001, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p71
Highlights the establishment of manufacturing companies known as maquiladoras along the United States-Mexico border following the advent of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Factors influencing investments of maquiladoras in Mexico; Segmentation of maquiladora industries.
- Under NAFTA, pigs are big on border. Bryce, Robert // Christian Science Monitor;10/14/97, Vol. 89 Issue 223, p4
Examines the impact that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has had on New Mexico, Texas, Arizona and California, the four states that border Mexico. The growth of the pork industry; Integration of automobile plants in Mexico with those in the United States; The decreased...
- URBAN GROWTH AND MANUFACTURING CHANGE IN THE UNITED STATES-MEXICO BORDERLANDS: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK AND AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS . Suarez-Villa, Luis // Annals of Regional Science;Nov85, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p54
This article is a contribution to the study of urban and manufacturing evolution that develops and applies the author's concept of the urban-manufacturing life cycle. This concept relates internal characteristics and external impacts of the urban manufacturing base to the process of urban growth...
- Nogales part of border pilot program. Hull, Tim // Inside Tucson Business;09/25/2000, Vol. 10 Issue 27, p1
Focuses on a presidential task force's selection of Nogales, Arizona as one of only four Southwest Border Pilot Communities. Coordinated approach to finding resources within existing budgets to direct to border communities; Sponsorship of programs along the United States-Mexico border; Most...
- Recession, 9/11 hurt Arizona/Sonora region. Schliesman, Kyle // Inside Tucson Business;10/21/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 30, p1
Reports on the University of Arizona's statement that the economies of Arizona and Sonora, Mexico fared worse than the economies of most U.S.-Mexico border regions in 2001 and 2002. Methodology used in evaluating economies; Decline in border crossings; Economic recovery efforts in the border...
- Getting hotter. O'Hara, Debbra // New Mexico Business Journal;Mar2000, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p40
Reports on the growth of businesses in the United States-Mexico border. Signs of economic development in the area; Concerns of border businesses on the elections in Mexico; Types of businesses beneficial to the border.
- The U.S.-Mexican borderlands region: a binational spatial analysis. // Social Science Journal;2001, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p567
Discusses the demography, social and economic characteristics of the United States-Mexico border region. Border states of US; Population of growth; Comparison of major metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas of the borderlands.
- HARDSHIP AND HOPE IN THE BORDER COLONIAS. Dabir, Surabhi // Journal of Housing & Community Development;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p31
Examines the economic and housing problems in the Mexican-American Border Region. Increase in population; Inefficiency of housing programs and policies; Assessment of housing needs through the Housing and Urban Development resources; Citation of complications in the fund allocations to the poor...
- Giant chickens in South Texas? Rodemann, Katharyn; Joe, Tonnyre Thomas // Texas Monthly;Jan2007, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p34
The article discusses the experience of Tonnyre Thomas Joe, a Rancher who stays in South Texas, near the highway U.S.77 and U.S.281 which passes by the border of Mexico. The author compares the migration of people from the border in early days and at present in search of job and better living....