International Trade and Regional Economies: The Impacts of European Integration on the United States

Synopsis

Hayward (geography, U. of Auckland) considers the issues of regional exposure to external economic events, exploring the role of trade in the performance of American states and regions. He uses a shift-share model to evaluate the contribution of exports and imports in the growth of US manufacturing industries, focusing on the case of trade with the European Community (EC) and analyzing the potential impacts of its deepening integration on trade with individual states. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.