ABSTRACT

Addressing the effects of the 1982 crisis, through the late 1980s, on Mexico's economic and political systems and assessing the country's potential for entering a period of strong economic growth, contributors to this volume focus on oil, the primary source of Mexico's foreign exchange earnings, and on trade with the United States, the primary mean

part Part One|28 pages

The Political Economy of Oil: Mexico’s Debt in the 1980s

chapter 1|17 pages

Mexico: Is There Life After Debt?

ByAlan J. Stoga

chapter 2|9 pages

The Impact of the Debt Crisis on the Mexican Political System

BySusan Kaufman Purcell

part Part Two|25 pages

The Impact of Trade on Mexico’s Economy

chapter 3|18 pages

U.S.-Mexico Trade Relations

ByGuy F. Erb

chapter 4|5 pages

Mexico’s Entrance into the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

ByAlfredo Gutierrez Kirchner

part Part Three|38 pages

The Implications of an Oil Economy: Benefits, Stakes, and “Petrodependency”

chapter 5|19 pages

The Role of the Oil Industry in Mexico

ByMario Ramón Beteta

chapter 6|5 pages

Mexico: Petroleum Stakes and Risks in a Turbulent Marketplace

ByEdward L. Morse

chapter 7|12 pages

The International Economic Crisis and the Battle for the Nation

ByRené Villarreal, Edith Grossman