AAEA Meeting 2006
Characteristics of the Study
Focuses on the agricultural products within the 4-digit level of Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS), primarily products with non-zero pre NAFTA tariffs.
Allows the impacts of tariff reduction to differ during the NAFTA period.
Assess the differential impacts of pre-NAFTA tariffs (initial tariff rates) on the U.S. imports from Mexico (See: Clausing, 2001)