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Mexico’s structural reforms are already boosting productivity, but more can be done. This paper focuses on issues that have led to the success of the “modern” Mexico, and have led to difficulties with the “traditional” Mexico. These include the success of Global Value Chains (GVCs) in advancing the trade integration and linkages of key sectors, as well as how competition problems, excessive local regulation, and weak legal institutions have led to misallocation across firms. This paper examines in particular Mexico’s successful integration into GVCs. OECD research suggests that GVC participation can bring economic benefits in terms of productivity, diversification and sophistication of production. Understanding what drives integration into GVCs provides policy guidance to support a wider integration.
217 p.
This first review of Mexico’s energy policies by the International Energy Agency comes at a momentous time for the country’s energy sector. The broad-based Energy Reform, beginning with the Constitutional changes of December 2013, has continued at a steady and impressive pace. Its reach and scope amounts to one of the most ambitious energy system transformations in decades. The IEA applauds the government of Mexico for the progress made to date. Starting from a largely closed and monopoly-driven energy market, the reform has taken concrete steps to harness market forces to attract investments and increase production while ensuring transparency and rule of law, improving energy security and strengthening the environmental sustainability of the energy sector. Some policy areas, such as promoting competition and redesigning emergency preparedness, will have to remain a priority. The transition to open energy markets should continue in a transparent manner, and with regulatory certainty. The new roles and responsibilities for the public and private entities, in particular for energy supply emergencies and energy data collection, should be defined well. It is also critical to ensure sufficient resources for the several new or strengthened regulatory authorities. For the long term, as Mexico’s population, cities and economy are projected to grow strongly, a cross-sectoral approach is required to limit the increase in energy demand and energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This review analyses the energy policy challenges facing Mexico and provides recommendations for further policy improvements. It is intended to help guide the country towards a more secure, sustainable and affordable energy future.
140 p. : ill. ; 21x28 cm
  • Estadísticas Básicas de México, 2015
  • Resumen ejecutivo
  • Evaluación y recomendaciones
  • Seguimiento de las recomendaciones anteriores de la OCDE sobre políticas públicas
  • Hacia una sociedad más incluyente
  • Impulsar la productividad mediante la integración en las cadenas globales de valor.
Las ambiciosas reformas estructurales y las sólidas políticas macroeconómicas han asegurado la resistencia de la economía mexicana, sumamente abierta, ante las desafiantes condiciones mundiales. El crecimiento de la productividad de México repuntó hace poco en los sectores que se beneficiaron de las reformas estructurales: energético, financiero y de telecomunicaciones. La apertura comercial, la inversión extranjera directa, la integración en las cadenas globales de valor y los incentivos a la innovación han impulsado las exportaciones, en especial las de automóviles. Sin embargo, otros sectores se han rezagado, al verse afectados por regulaciones locales demasiado rigurosas, instituciones jurídicas débiles, informalidad arraigada, corrupción y desarrollo financiero insuficiente. Por otra parte, el crecimiento no ha sido suficientemente incluyente para lograr mejores condiciones de vida para todas las familias mexicanas, muchas de las cuales viven en la pobreza; y cuyas oportunidades para los hijos de superar a sus padres podrían mejorarse. Las políticas anteriores ya han empezado a corregir estas tendencias, pero es necesario hacer más en este sentido. El Estudio de 2017 hace recomendaciones clave que podrían ayudar a estimular la productividad y hacer que el crecimiento sea más incluyente. CAPÍTULOS ESPECIALES: CRECIMIENTO INCLUYENTE; PRODUCTIVIDAD
viii, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • * Acknowledgments * Introduction. Before the Camp * Chapter 1. Congregation: Urbanization and the Construction of the Indian * Chapter 2. Enclosure: The Architecture of Mestizo Conversion * Chapter 3. Segregation: Sovereignty, Economy, and the Problem with Mixture * Chapter 4. Collection: Imperial Botany and Racialized Life * Epilogue. Primitive Racialization * Notes * Bibliography * Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477312605 20170612
Many scholars believe that the modern concentration camp was born during the Cuban war for independence when Spanish authorities ordered civilians living in rural areas to report to the nearest city with a garrison of Spanish troops. But the practice of spatial concentration-gathering people and things in specific ways, at specific places, and for specific purposes-has a history in Latin America that reaches back to the conquest. In this paradigm-setting book, Daniel Nemser argues that concentration projects, often tied to urbanization, laid an enduring, material groundwork, or infrastructure, for the emergence and consolidation of new forms of racial identity and theories of race. Infrastructures of Race traces the use of concentration as a technique for colonial governance by examining four case studies from Mexico under Spanish rule: centralized towns, disciplinary institutions, segregated neighborhoods, and general collections. Nemser shows how the colonial state used concentration in its attempts to build a new spatial and social order, and he explains why the technique flourished in the colonies. Although the designs for concentration were sometimes contested and short-lived, Nemser demonstrates that they provided a material foundation for ongoing processes of racialization. This finding, which challenges conventional histories of race and mestizaje (racial mixing), promises to deepen our understanding of the way race emerges from spatial politics and techniques of population management.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477312605 20170612
Green Library
128 p. : ill. ; 21x28 cm.
  • Foreword and acknowledgements
  • Acronyms and abbreviations
  • Executive summary
  • Designing a strategy built on the strengths of Mexico's National Auditing System (SNF)
  • National and sub-national dimensions of auditing in Mexico
  • Mexico's supreme audit institution as a catalyst for better governance.
This report presents the findings and recommendations of the OECD review of Mexico’s national auditing system, with a focus on the Auditoria Superior de la Federación (ASF), the supreme audit institution. Reforms in Mexico have revamped the country’s institutional architecture and created several systems for strengthening accountability, integrity and transparency. The report highlights strategic considerations for the national auditing system and the ASF, examines the national and subnational dimensions of auditing in Mexico, and suggests ways for the ASF to enhance the impact and relevance of its work.
245 p. : ill. ; 21x28 cm.
  • Foreword and Acknowledgements
  • Executive summary
  • Curbing corruption for more inclusive growth and prosperity in Mexico
  • Mexico's National Anti-corruption System: Advancing a more coherent and comprehensive public integrity system
  • Cultivating a culture of integrity: Instilling integrity values and managing conflict-of-interest
  • Towards a whole-of-society approach to integrity in Mexico
  • Protecting whistleblowers in Mexico: Ensuring secure channels and protections for reporting corruption
  • Strengthening the lines of defence against corruption: Risk management, internal control and audit
  • Enforcing integrity: Strengthening Mexico's administrative disciplinary regime for public officials
  • Clean public procurement in Mexico: Ensuring integrity and value for money
  • Mexico's Plan of Action to implement OECD Integrity Review Recommendations.
The OECD's Integrity Review of Mexico is one of the first peer reviews to apply the new 2017 Recommendation of the Council on Public Integrity. It assesses i) the coherence and comprehensiveness of the evolving public integrity system; ii) the extent to which Mexico’s new reforms cultivate a culture of integrity across the public sector; and iii) the effectiveness of increasingly stringent accountability mechanisms. In addition, the Review includes a sectoral focus on public procurement, one of the largest areas of government spending in the country and is considered a high-risk government activity for fraud and corruption. The OECD finds that Mexico’s recent integrity reforms have the potential to be "game-changers" in the country’s fight against corruption, however, ensuring successful implementation remains the main challenge going forward. As such, the Review provides several proposals for action aimed at strengthening institutional arrangements and improving vertical and horizontal co-ordination, closing remaining gaps in various existing legal/policy frameworks (protection for whistle-blowers, risk management, administrative disciplinary procedures, etc.), as well as supporting awareness-raising and capacity-building efforts to instill integrity values and ensure the sustainability of reforms.
xvi, 321 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Science Library (Li and Ma)
343 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Green Library
778 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 31 x 34 cm
  • El medio biofísico
  • Riesgos y deterioro ambiental
  • Estructura urbana
  • Cobertura y acceso a servicios
  • Los procesos socio-demográficos
  • Bienestar y rezago social
  • Mercado de trabajo
  • transporte urbano
  • El dinamismo económico
  • Vivienda y tipos de poblamiento
  • Organización política y gobierno
  • El sistema de ciencia, tecnología e innovación
  • Cultura en la Ciudad de México
  • Ordenamiento urbano y ambiental
  • El papel nacional e internacional de la Ciudad de México
  • La Ciudad de México en el largo plazo.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
1 online resource (ii, 26 pages) : color illustrations
In 2013, GAO placed Limiting the Federal Government's Fiscal Exposure by Better Managing Climate Change Risks on its high-risk list because climate risks and weather-related disasters present a financial risk to the federal government. The 2017 President's Budget estimated that the U.S. government incurred over $357 billion in direct costs because of weather-related disasters in the last decade. The U.S. Global Change Research Program states that climate change and associated weather-related disasters may increase these costs. These impacts call attention to the federal government's role as a leader in coordinating and informing government efforts. Enhancing resilience through hazard mitigation and climate change adaptation, for example, by building flood protections, may help reduce these costs. Other governments face similar risks and have developed strategies for enhancing resilience. This report focuses on fiscal exposure to climate-related risks and describes (1) how selected governments have approached enhancing resilience to weather-related disasters through climate change adaptation and (2) steps the U.S. government has taken to enhance resilience through climate change adaptation. GAO reviewed literature and government documents; interviewed U.S. and other government officials and stakeholders; and selected a nongeneralizable sample of four countries, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, and the European Union for further examination, based on criteria including stakeholder recommendations.
84 pages ; 21 cm.
Green Library
103 pages ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
vii, 161 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
383 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)

17. Estampas de México [2016]

414 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Green Library
271 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Green Library
60 p. ; 16x23 cm
The equal inclusion of women in economic life is a key driver of economic growth throughout the world, including the Pacific Alliance countries of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Talent is lost, and future growth suffers, when women do not have the same opportunities as men to reach their full potential in the labour market. All countries of the world have work to do to advance the equality agenda, and Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru have much to do. While girls and women in the Pacific Alliance are progressing on the path to gender equality and inclusive growth, significant roadblocks remain.
181 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Contenido: Antecedentes
  • La huelga
  • El precio de la traición
  • Los intelectuales con los mineros
  • ¡Nueva Rosita!
  • El corrido de los mineros
  • Santa Smelting
  • Memorandum al Sr. Presidente
  • ¿Ayuda generosa o trampa?
  • Anexos.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)