“More with Less” in Higher Education in Mexico

  • Roberto Rodríguez Gómez
  • Alma Maldonado-Maldonado
Keywords: Neopopulism; higher education; Mexico; Latin America

Abstract

This article analyzes the higher education agenda of the government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico as a case of a neopopulist regime. The authors review the trajectory of the agenda, considering campaign promises, the budget projected for higher education during the first year of his presidency, the constitutional educational reform, and the first public policy actions. It reflects on the difficulty to conduct reforms under heavy financial constraints.

Published
2019-09-17
How to Cite
Rodríguez Gómez , R., & Maldonado-Maldonado , A. (2019). “More with Less” in Higher Education in Mexico. International Higher Education, (99), 4-5. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2019.99.11641
Section
The Global Crisis: Latin American Perspectives