By Easton Cromer
Public investment has been fundamental to the social and economic development in Mexico while facilitating the nation’s transition into the international market and the modern era. Government spending programs have resulted in lower social and economic inequality, higher literacy rates, and an increase in quality of life. However, there are still prominent inequalities in key regions and demographic categories such as gender and socioeconomic status. In analyzing the impact Mexican public investment has on social and economic development, there will be a greater understanding of the Mexican economic and budgetary policy while recommending a pathway forward for the nation, and more broadly Latin America.