A collaboration (2014-2015) with the Mexican Ministry of Finance to examine the underlying causes of poverty in Mexico's poorest state. Our team of scholars and research fellows generated six reports including Complexity Report, Growth Diagnostic, Poverty Profile, and Policy Recommendations. Learn more
BAJA, CAMPECHE, & TABASCO
Research to diagnose the challenges and obstacles confronting Baja California, Campeche and Tabasco in terms of growth and productivity, and identify the development strategy that would allow expansion or strengthening of their industries through transitioning to activities with greater complexity or added value. Learn more
Launched in 2015, the Mexico Atlas was a diagnostic tool used to visualize economic patterns and geographical distribution of productivity and employment, assess the productive ecosystems of states and municipalities, and identify potential opportunities for diversification. Learn more
In 2015, Hermosillo was in the top 5% of wealthiest municipalities, with poverty levels and informal employment rates significantly lower than in the rest of the country. But the economy of this city in Sonora State has clearly lost its dynamism over the past few years. What happened in Hermosillo? Can the current economic structure sustain the municipality’s high wages and guarantee future growth? What policy interventions are needed?