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PODCAST | José Merino on Corruption and Low Manufacturing Wages in Mexico

November 19, 2017
PODCAST | José Merino on Corruption and Low Manufacturing Wages in Mexico

Episode 6: Our host Miguel Toro has a conversation with José Merino, Political Science Professor at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and co-founder of the Data4 data science firm, on how corruption affects many areas of the Mexican economy, such as labor markets. Why is it that countries with similar income and productivity levels have higher manufacturing wages than Mexico? 

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