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(Revised from original 2001 version)
Mexico: The Unfinished Agenda
President Vincente Fox takes over in Mexico on December 1, 2000--a political revolution ending 71 years of PRI rule. In the past five years, Mexico has solved a number of macroeconomic problems and had a good run of economic growth. But a host of microeconomic problems have been largely ignored for years--poverty, income distribution, education, labor reform, energy and the environment, crime, and drugs. The Fox administration is trying to lay out plans for mitigating all of these problems at once--a very ambitious strategy. Do they have the problems right, and will it work?
Keywords: Economic Growth;
Government and Politics;
Problems and Challenges;
Vietor, Richard H.K., and Rebecca Evans. "Mexico: The Unfinished Agenda." Harvard Business School Case 701-116, December 2003. (Revised from original May 2001 version.)