Stuck in the Mud: The Politics of Constitutional Reform in the Oil Sector in Mexico

With the Pemex monopoly and constitutional rules regarding the oil industry, Mexico is one of the most restrictive oil regimes in the world, but the country has become dramatically more democratic over the past 25 years.

Carlos Elizondo Mayer-Serra, Profesor-Investigador, Division of Political Science, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica (CIDE), Mexico