Dr Norris C. Clement is currently Professor of Economics and the Director of International Programs at the Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias at San Diego State University. He is coauthor of Economia: Enfoque America Latina, McGraw-Hill International, an economics text used widely in Latin America and co-book editor of the Journal of Borderland Studies. His current interests include: globalization-regionalization issues and the development of international border regions.
Dr Gustavo del Castillo Vera is presently the coordinator of the Political Economy Working Group at the Colegio de la Frontera Norte. He has researched on North American trade policies over the last 25 years, and was an early proponent of a North American free trade region in the early 1980s. He is presently working questions on the significance of economic security within an integrating North American region.
Dr James Gerber is Associate Professor of Economics at San Diego State University and Economic Research Fellow at San Diego Dialogue at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of International Economics, Addison Wesley Longman and has published several articles on NAFTA. He has been a visiting lecturer at universities in both Canada and Mexico.
Dr William A. Kerr has been at the University of Calgary since 1980 and Professor of Economics since 1989. His research interests include international trade and international commercial policy. He has done work on issues pertaining to non-tariff barriers under the NAFTA and CUSFTA, the liberalization of transPacific trade and trade