We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of the COVID-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.

Research Library

Center for the U.S. and Mexico

Mexico's anti-poverty overhaul

Mexico's anti-poverty overhaul.

By Gregory S. Schober, Ph.D.

Mexico's government has eliminated almost all conditions (health checkups, school attendance for children) previously attached to cash transfers for the poor. The author considers the impact of the antipoverty overhaul.