1st Edition

Policymaking In Mexico
From Boom To Crisis

ISBN 9780367283247
Published October 2, 2019 by Routledge
178 Pages

USD $149.95

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Book Description

This book is a study of economic policymaking in Mexico focusing upon the sexenio (the six-year term) of Lopez Portillo—the era of the petroleum boom, the 1982 economic crisis, and the eventual bank nationalization.

Table of Contents

Underdevelopment and State Policy -- Historical Roots of the 1982 Crisis -- Genesis of Policy Change: From Shared Development to the Petroleum Export Strategy -- PEMEX Expansionism and the Politics of Rapid Petroleum Development -- Defeat of the Petroleum Export Strategy: Intrabureaucratic Conflict and Policy Incoherence -- Debt and Economic Crisis -- State Interests and the Politics of Patronage and Stabilization -- Conclusion -- Appendix

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Judith A. Teichman