June 5, 2004
The Georgia economy has been doing pretty well-having just added 27,000 jobs over the past year and an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent, one of the lowest in the country (3.5 percent is the record low). I would like to talk a little bit about economic integration; in particular, I would like to briefly discuss what I think are The Unseen Benefits of Economic Integration for the U.S.
The economies of the world, of both advanced and developing countries, have changed significantly as the world has become increasingly integrated. Lower barriers to trade, deregulation, and the increasing rate of technological advancement have all worked to …