A panel discussion presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the World Affairs Council of Atlanta

Hosted by and held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta,
1000 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Papers and Presentations

Welcome and introductions
Stephen Kay, Americas Center Coordinator, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Panel discussion
Moderator: Dennis P. Lockhart, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

The Mexico-United States Relationship in a North American Context
Robert A. Pastor, Director, Center for North American Studies; Codirector, Center for Democracy and Election Management, American University
video The North American Idea: An Interview with Dr. Robert Pastor

Mexico and Its Neighbors
Jennifer McCoy, Director, Americas Program, The Carter Center; Professor, Department of Political Science, Georgia State University

Mexico's Improved Macroeconomic Framework
Ed Skelton, Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas [Presentation] pdf

The Importance of the Trade and Investment Relationship
Jorge Lopez Pérez, Regional Director for North America, ProMéxico

Moderated Discussion and Audience Q&A
Dennis P. Lockhart

Closing remarks
Cedric L. Suzman, Executive Vice President and Director of Programming, World Affairs Council of Atlanta