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Weintraub, Sidney, 1922-
Unequal partners : the United States and Mexico / Sidney Weintraub
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  E183.8.M6 W44 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- Mexico
United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Mexico
Mexico -- Foreign relations -- United States
Mexico -- Foreign economic relations -- United States
Physical Description xv, 172 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-164) and index
Contents Introduction: Mexico's political economy -- Trade: from closure to opening -- Foreign direct investment and finance: from resistance to welcome -- Narcotics: effect of profits from U.S. consumption -- Energy: the oil is ours -- Migration: a consequence of inequality -- The border: a phenomenon of its own -- Findings: changing traditional practices
Summary Over the past 30 years, Mexico has been plagued by debt, currency fluctuations, tax collection problems, political corruption, and state controlled business monopolies that block foreign investment and imports. Weintraub offers changes that would help Mexico level the playing field. Most importantly, he points to developing policies that are proactive. Each chapter also contains a timeline addressing the development of the issues addressed in that chapter
Series Pitt Latin American series

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