Center-Sponsored Course, Fall 2003

Enrique Dussel Peters
"Maquiladoras in Central America and Mexico: Conditions and Challenges"

NOTE: The location for this seminar has been changed; see below.


One-day seminar to be held at CLAS

In this one-day, non-credit seminar Enrique Dussel Peters will present the current challenges facing the maquiladora industry in Mexico and Central America and some of the policy expectations and possibilities. The electronics industry in Mexico and the yarn-textile-garment value added chain in Honduras will be analyzed in depth.

Enrique Dussel Peters is Associate Professor of Economics at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México where he was named “Young Academician” in 2000. Previously, he was a member of Mexico’s Sistema Nacional de Investigadores from 1997 to 2000. He has published several books and articles on the political economy of Mexico, the social effects of economic change and NAFTA, as well as on agro-industry, electronics and foreign direct investment in Mexico. His writings include: Polarizing Mexico. The Impact of Liberalization Strategy, “Mexico’s Liberalization Strategy, 10 Years On: Results and Alternatives” and “Ser maquila o no sermaquila, ¿es esa la pregunta?”

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ATTENTION: For admission to the class, please write to Jean Spencer at No drop-ins will be accepted.

Friday, November 7, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
NOTE LOCATION CHANGE: Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

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