Guanajuato university in central Mexico is one of the country's oldest  (photo:dpa)

Mexico reforms higher education finance - but is subsidising demand the way forward?

There is wide consensus within emerging economies that their futures are closely tied to their success in expanding and enhancing their labour force through greater access to higher and further education. And as they try to improve efficiency, diversity and quality, governments are looking to increase the share of the costs born by students and their families while also seeking to boost enrolment in private institutions. Mexico is a case in point.

MEXICO'S economy was once dependent on exporting raw materials. But for the past 20 years it has become reliant on exporting medium and high technology goods to the US.

Asia is now also s...

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Dr. Jorge Balan
In order to compete [with Asia], the Mexican government’s national strategic goal is to upskill the country’s labour force
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  • Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
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