Mar 11

Past Event

The Scouting Report: Mexico's Economy

Event Materials


Traditionally, according to economists, when the U.S. economy catches a cold, the Mexican economy catches pneumonia. As the U.S. economy continues to contract, Mexico’s is deteriorating further, possibly leading to a potentially deep and protracted recession for Mexico. What can the U.S. and Mexican governments do to avert further economic erosion?

Brookings expert Leonardo Martinez-Diaz and Senior Politico Editor Fred Barbash examined the problems plaguing the Mexican economy and potential policy solutions in an online chat.

Event Agenda


March 11, 2009

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

The Brookings Institution


1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW


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