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 One|28 pages

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

part Two|25 pages

The Impact of Trade on Mexico’s Economy

part Three|38 pages

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