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Petroleum and Mexico's Future

Petroleum and Mexico's Future

Edited by Pamela S. Falk

Westview Press, 1987, 124 pp.

These papers by four Americans and three Mexicans go far beyond oil, which is just as well since, as René Villereal points out, although Mexico is the fourth-largest petroleum producer in the world, hydrocarbons represent only ten percent of its total national product. The political effects of Mexico's economic troubles and the future of trade with the United States are well treated by experts.