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Episode 4: Our host Miguel Toro discusses with Alejandro Poiré, Dean of the School of Social Sciences of the Tecnológico de Monterrey, how parties are funded in Mexico and some of the implications of modifying that status quo. Who are the winners of a private system, and what are some of the perils of abandoning the public funding system? They also discuss why the citizen petition of eliminating public funds for parties could backfire and what it means for the 2018 Mexican presidential elections.

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The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.   Read more