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    Globalization in Mexico

    INR 310

    Dr. SoborskiPresentation by Genesis Rivas

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    Globalization

    Definition used for this particular presentation:

    Globalization: A Preliminary Definition

    an unprecedented compression of time and space reflected

    in the tremendous intensification of social, political,economic, and cultural interconnections and

    interdependencies on a global scale.

    deterritorialization and supraterritoriality

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    Economically

    Mexico becomes a part of NAFTA

    North American Free Trade Agreement

    The opening of trade between North American

    countries

    Has this helped or hindered Mexico?

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    How to measure success:

    Wrong way to measure economic effects:

    Measuring economic effects or by comparing

    Mexican growth before and after are not

    appropriate.

    Proper way to measure economic effects:

    Increased efficiency and productivity resulting

    from specialization in production, trade,investments, and competition

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    Has NAFTA helped?

    Year 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 Aver.

    Gro.

    Total 29.4 27.2 22.0 28.0 30.8 35.3 41.0 42.9 46.2 51.9 5.5%

    To US 18.1 19.1 17.7 20.3 23.3 27.1 30.5 31.5 35.6 40.4 7.6%

    Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Aver.

    Gro.

    Total 60.9 79.5 96.0 117.5 116.4 158.5 160.7 165.4 188.0 213.7 9.3%

    To US 50.1 62.9 75.1 95.4 136.8 132.2 135.2 139.0 157.1 172.1 9.2%

    MexicosE

    xports, 1984-1993 and 1994-2005 (in Billions of Dollars)

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    Politically

    Former President Zedillo fully supports the

    globalization and opening of Mexico

    Supported free trade Westernization of Mexico

    Trade improves labor conditions

    With time unfair pay and worker rights will increase

    Exports reduce polluter jobs

    Economic integration tends to improve, not worsen the

    environment

    Slow poverty

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    In every case in which a poor nationsignificantly overcame its economic

    backwardness during the last century, the

    solution involved production for exportmarkets and opening to an influx of foreign

    goods, investments and technology. o Former President Zedillo (2000)

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    President Felipe Calderon

    With the spread of representative democracy

    came a reign of violence

    Violent deaths in Mexico doubled to just over 7k

    March 2010 drug cartel gunmen assassinated U.S.

    consulate staff employees and their spouses in the

    presence of their children as they left a consulate

    event.

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    Even with the improvement in Mexicoseconomy as a whole the distribution of wealthhigh unemployment rate, and slow rate of

    growth of its GDP keep Mexico unstable

    Although Mexico Citys homicide rate today isabout on par with Los Angeles and less than athird of DCs.

    In the past 10 years Mexicos homicide overallhas decreased.

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    We are like those women who arent

    overweight, but when they look in

    the mirror, they think theyre fat. Weare an unsafe country, but we think

    we are much more unsafe than we

    really are. Luis de la Barreda

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    Public education and health indicators

    From 2001 to 2008 students enrolled in public

    education has increased from 25 million to

    nearly 30 million

    Infant mortality rate has gone from 40% per

    100 births in 1990 to 15% in 2008

    Simultaneously, life expectancy has gone from

    70 to 75 from 1990 to 2008

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    Westernization of Culture

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    Bibliography

    Nava, Juan P. Mexico: Failing State or Emerging Democracy? (2011) Military

    Review, U.S. Army,

    Salvatore, Dominick, Economic Effects of NAFTA on Mexico (2007) The Global

    Economy Journal- Volume 7, Issue 1, Article 1. Fordham University, New York,

    Berkeley Electronic Press.

    Zedillo, Ernesto. Globalization and the Opening of Mexico. (2000) From the Front

    Lines. Number One 2000- ECONOMIC REFORM TODAY. President Zedillos speech

    given at the US Chamber of Commerce and at the Center for International Private

    Enterprise.