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Denise Dresser


Professor of Political Science, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico

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SI, CHANGE: Mexico Transforming

with Stephen Haber, Denise Dresservia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 25, 2000

In 2000, Vicente Fox became the first opposition candidate ever to win the Mexican presidency. His election was preceded by a decade and a half of economic and political reforms in Mexico. How significant are these changes? What are the prospects for resolving some of Mexico's enduring problems, including political corruption, entrenched poverty and a state-controlled economy? What challenges will Fox have to overcome to bring Mexico into a new era of prosperity and freedom?