International Economics, 6e.  Boston, MA:  Pearson Higher Education.

Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Growth, Development, and the Quality of Life. With Joan Anderson. Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press. 2008. Winner of the 2008 book award from the Association of Borderlands Studies.

Agriculture and Rural Connections in the Pacific, 1500-1900. Edited by James Gerber and Lei Guang. Volume 13 in the series: The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900. Series Editors, Dennis O. Flynn and Arturo Giráldez. London: Ashgate Publishers. 2006.

Papers and Talks

“The Economic Consequences of Financial Regimes:  A New Look at the Banking Policies of Mexico and Brazil, 1890-1910”  (with Tom Passananti). Accepted for publication in America Latina en la Historia Económica.

“Income in the border region, 1993-2010.”  NAFTA at 20:  Effects on the North America Market.  Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch.  June 5-6, 2014.

“20 años de libre comercio entre México y Estados Unidos:  ¿Se ha avanzado en la convergencia para el desarrollo humano?”  Seminario Integración y Seguridad:  Dos dimensiones de las relaciones México-Estados Unidos.  El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana, Mexico, March 24, 2014.

“The Euro Crisis and the Mexican Economy,” in La Crisis Financiera Internacional:  Efectos sectoriales en México y en su frontera, edited by J.E. Mendoza Cota.  Tijuana:  El Colegio de la Frontera Norte.  2013.

“The Consolidation of Los Cabos as a Growth Pole:  Challenges and Opportunities” (with Antonina Ivanova and Reyna Ibáñez) in Los Cabos:  Prospective for a Natural and Tourism Paradise, edited by P. Ganster, O. Arizpe C., and A. Ivanova.  San Diego:  San Diego State University Press.  2012.

“Three things to know about the US-Mexico border.”  Talk given to TEDx Tijuana, June 22, 2011.

“Why Isn’t Mexico on China’s Growth Path?” Journal of Globalization, Competitiveness and Governability.  Georgetown University.  Accepted for publication.

 “US Migration to Mexico:  Numbers, Issues, and Scenarios”  (with Michael Topmiller and Frederick Conway).  Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos.  v27n1.  Winter 2011, pp. 45-71.

“Crisis Global:  Origenes y Manifestaciones,” Tres Crisis:  Economía, Finanzas, y Medio Ambiente, edited by E. Correa, A. Girón, A. Guillén, y A. Ivanova.  Mexico, DF y La Paz, BCS:  Universidad Autónoma Metropolitano, Unidad Iztapalapa, and Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur.  2011.

“Re-imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border: Policies toward a More Competitive and Sustainable Transborder Region” (with Francisco Lara-Valencia and Carlos de la Parra). Global Economy Journal. v10n4, pp. 1-17.  2010.

"The Gold Rush Origins of California’s Wheat Economy." Forthcoming, America Latina en la Historia Económica. v 34. jul./dic., 2010.

"Is the Downturn in Maquiladora Employment Cyclical or Structural." (With Kusum Mundra.) Indian Growth and Development Review.v3, n1. 21-35. 2010.

American Views of the Border with Mexico. Paper presented to The U.S.-Mexico Border: A Discussion on Sub-National Policy Options, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, June 18, 2009.

Human and Physical Infrastructure along the US Border with Mexico. Developing the U.S.-Mexico Border Region for a Prosperous and Secure Relationship. James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy. Bi-national Research Paper. March, 2009.

“Turismo y sustentabilidad en Cabo Pulmo,”  Turismo y Sustentabilidad en Cabo Pulmo, BCS, Alba E. Gamez, editor.  San Diego State University, Uuniversidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, y Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología.  2008.

Two Poles of Tourism: Comparisons of Loreto and Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Loreto: The Future of the Historical Capital of the Californias, Paul Ganster and Antonina Ivanova, editors. San Diego State University Press. 2008.

Border States: California, Texas, and Relations with Mexico. El TLCAN y la Frontera México-Estados Unidos. Jorge Eduardo Mendoza Cota, Coordinador. Mexico, DF: El Colegio de la Frontera Norte y Miguel Ángel Porrúa. 2007.

Research Note: Á Dataset for U.S.-Mexico Border Research, (with Joan Anderson), Journal of Borderlands Studies. v22n2, pp. 113-118. Fall, 2007.

"Import Substitution Industrialization," in Handbook on Commercial Policy, William Kerr and James Gaisford, editors. Edward Elgar: London. 2007.

"Export Promotion," in Handbook on Commercial Policy, William Kerr and James Gaisford, editors. Edward Elgar: London. 2007.

“Introduction:  Agricultural and rural linkages in the Pacific, 1500-1900” (with Lei Guang), Agricutural and Rural Linkages in the Pacific, 1500-1900, James Gerber and Lei Guang, editors. Volume 13 in the series:  The Pacific World:Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900.  Series Editors, Dennis O. Flynn and Arturo Giráldez.  London:  Ashgate Publishers.  2006.

Teaching about Inequality in Latin America. Latin American Studies Association, Puerto Rico, March 15-18, 2006.

Explaining Low Income and High Unemployment in Imperial County, in Imperial-Mexicali Valleys: Development and Environment of the U.S.-Mexican Border Region. K. Collins, P.Ganster, C. Mason, E.Sánchez Lopez, M. Quintero-Núñez, editors. San Diego State University Press. 2004.

A Human Development Index for the United States-Mexican Border, (with Joan Anderson). Journal of Borderlands Studies. May, 2004.

Are Incomes Converging along the US-Mexico Border? Published as "¿Hay convergencia en de ingresos en la frontera entre México y Estados Unidos?" Comercio Exterior, 53:12. December, 2003.

The Competitiveness Characteristics of the Electronics Maquiladora on Mexico’s Northern Border. (With Jorge Carrillo.) A version of this was published as "Competitividad al debate: la experiencia de las maquiladoras mexicanas," with Jorge Carillo. Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios de Trabajo. v8n16. 2003. pp.7-30.

“Are incomes converging along the US-Mexico border?”  Association for Borderlands Studies.  Albuquerque.  May, 2002.

Why Aren’t All the Maquilas Located in Chiapas? A Re-examination of the Low Labor Cost Hypothesis. Paper for the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, UCSD, May 2, 2001.

Shopping on the Border: The Mexican Peso and U.S. Border Communities. Association for Borderlands Studies. Reno, Nevada. April 23, 2001.

Last Update: 9/23/14