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Education, Employment Opportunities, and Energy Reform in Mexico

Lisa Guáqueta

Education, Employment Opportunities, and Energy Reform in Mexico.

Mexico must address two key questions in order to realize the promise of greater employment opportunities: Does the country’s current workforce have the needed skills to adequately respond to increases in production, and is the country allocating the necessary resources to respond to the demand for future skills? This issue brief focuses on education's role in reducing the workforce skills gap that Mexico will face as the energy sector expands.