Center for North American Studies
College: College of Agriculture and Life Science
Department: Agricultural Economics
Director: Dr. Luis A. Ribera
Main Mission: Research
Brief Description: The Center for North American Studies meets high-priority national needs to provide objective analyses for rapid, precise responses to emerging trade and international policy issues. Priority programs include: (1) response to national and state priorities with economic impact analysis; (2) identification and analysis of crucial emerging international trade trends and issues; and (3) development and implementation of extension programs to educate key business and policy leaders. Ongoing efforts include identifying opportunities for U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba and their impacts on the U.S. and Texas economies and analysis of the economic impacts of trade operations affecting the Texas/Mexico border.
Keywords: Trade, Agriculture, North America