Evolución y características de la pobreza en México en la última década del siglo XX

Economia Mexicana, Nueva Epoca 01/2003; XII(2):295-325.
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Durante la década de los noventa, México sufrió una serie de transformaciones profundas en varios ámbitos. Por una parte, se afianzó la apertura comercial y el país entró en un acelerado proceso de integración a los mercados mundiales y de cambio en sus estructuras productivas. Por la otra, se aceleró el proceso de democratización del país y, después de siete décadas en el poder, el partido político que había mantenido su hegemonía perdió las elecciones presidenciales. ¿Cómo cambió el nivel de vida de la población durante este período? Así como han estado en marcha los procesos de transición económica y política, ¿puede hablarse ya del inicio de una transición social hacia una sociedad más justa? El presente artículo examina precisamente la evolución de la pobreza en México durante los años noventa.

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