Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’


Fiscal Policy and Natural Resource Entitlements: Who Benefits from Mexican Oil?

Published: 14th May 2012| By:

This paper suggests a new approach to analysing the distribution of natural resource revenues and applies it to the case of Mexico. It defines a natural resource entitlement as a citizen’s per capita share of their country’s natural resource rents. The main finding is that, according to official estimates, Mexican fiscal policy transfers oil entitlements [...]

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Categories / Country and Regional Studies, Energy Policy, Oil, Oil & Middle East Programme, Papers, Working Papers

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Mexico’s energy dilemma: resource nationalism vs market liberalisation

Published: 1st March 2007| By:

In this Comment, Rolando Fuentes looks at the challenges facing the new Mexican government in the energy sector. Successive governments have been committed to energy sector reform, but it raises fundamental political and social issues. Resource, particularly oil, nationalism is at the heart of Mexican identity and underlies the central role of Pemex in its [...]

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Categories / Country and Regional Studies, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Oil

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