Mexico Under Calderón Task Force

March – December 2008

Mexican Governors: The Nation’s New Feudal Lords
by George W. Grayson, Class of 1938 Professor, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

The Sexenio Curse Revisited: A New Look at Mexico’s Recurring Crises
by Jonathan Heath, Research Fellow, INEGI, Mexico, D.F.

“Mexico’s Education Problem: Low Returns to Merit”
by Blanca Heredia, Research Associate, El Colegio de México, Mexico City

“Will Mexico Become a Failed State? Some Reflections on its Security Problems”
by Manuel Suárez-Mier, Economist-in-Residence, School of International Service, American University, Washington, D.C.

“Authoritarian Inheritances and Mexico’s Incomplete Democratic Transition”
by Pamela K. Starr, Director, U.S.-Mexico Network, and Associate Professor, University of Southern California (USC)

“The Conundrum of Mexican Politics”
by Luis Rubio, Chairman, Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo (CIDAC), Mexico City, and Co-Chair, “Mexico Under Calderón” Task Force

“Social Progress in Mexico and How to Achieve”
by Carlos Heredia, Resident Fellow, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), Mexico, D.F.

“Mexico: A Bumpy Road to Prosperity”
by Juan Pedro Treviño, Chief Economist, HSBC Mexico, Mexico City

“Mexico’s Challenge: Moving from Stability to Dynamism”
by Joydeep Mukherji, Director, Latin America Sovereign Ratings, Standard & Poor’s, New York