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Alberto Diaz-Cayeros

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Alberto Diaz-Cayeros is an assistant professor of political science at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Before the Fall

by Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Beatriz Magaloni, Barry R. Weingastvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Despite being corrupt and unpopular, Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) managed to hold onto power for seven decades before opposition candidate Vicente Fox won the presidency last July. How did the PRI manage this feat? Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Beatriz Magaloni, and Barry R. Weingast explain.