Luis Rubio

Luis Rubio

He is a contributing editor of Reforma and his analyses and opinions often appear in major newspapers and journals in Mexico, the US and Europe (New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio).
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Certainty about the rules is key for the functioning of an economy, as I affirmed in a previous...

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The budget, said Schumpeter, is “the state stripped of ideological pretensions”. True to this principle, in Mexico public...

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Macario Schettino says that Mexicans are poor because they are unproductive. No Mexican in his right mind would...

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“Be careful what you wish for”, goes the old adage, “because it may come true”. The electorate as...

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The PRI victory engages many possible explanations but, beyond the specific situation –the performance of the last two...

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The Walmart case is an affront because it illustrates a facet of Mexican life that no one wants...

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After the storm comes the calm. The country has for years experienced an escalation of violence that is...

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The darkest character in Catch-22, Joseph Heller’s novel, is Milo Minderbinder, a low-echelon official who constructs an immense...

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"The Prince”, wrote Machiavelli, “ought to be slow to believe and to act, nor should he himself show...

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In the independent Mexico there have been two eras of high economic growth: that of the Porfiriato at...