Mexican Economic Liberalization: The project and the realities Alicia Puyana Mutis

Mexico has been an early and radical reformer by signing, almost fifteen years ago, the North American Free Trade Agreement NAFTA. This study shows the course of the Mexican economy and explores to what degree the objectives of the reforms, as regards growth and employment, have progressed, following liberalization and the implementation of NAFTA. At the Mexican level of development, a more aggressive public investment policy is needed since the experience during the last two decades has shown that the reform process has not improved the greater well-being of the society.

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