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Remembering the Oil Bust
Energy fellow Michelle Michot Foss responds to questions and comments about the current instability in the oil market and recognizes the similarities to the 1985-86 oil industry meltdown. Houston Chronicle: https://bit.ly/3bOXVAq
Michelle Michot Foss April 3, 2020
Why Mexico is Unprepared for an outbreak
Even before the pandemic, Mexico’s health care system was in crisis, with shortages of medical supplies, drugs, and personnel. A president that is downplaying the outbreak, brandishing amulets to “protect” him from the virus, isn’t helping matters. Baker Institute blog: https://bit.ly/2w6KJHV
Rodrigo Montes de Oca April 1, 2020
An oil pump behind a fence.
The Cyclical Phenomenon of Resource Nationalism in Latin America
The history of the oil sector in the developing word has been characterized by cycles of investment, often followed by cycles of resource nationalism. Understanding the dynamics behind resource nationalism in Latin America is crucial for designing institutional frameworks that limit the cycles and induce long-term resource policies that foster the development of the abundant resource endowments in the region.
Francisco J. Monaldi March 31, 2020