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Tres interpretaciones sobre el tamaño del sector público mexicano: 1925-1976


  • Carlos Alejandro Ponzio de León

    (Facultad de Economía. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. Monterrey, N.L. Mexico.)


In this paper, the causes of the growth in spending for the public sector in Mexico, during the period 1925 to 1976, will be investigated. The evidence is explained in terms of three approaches in the positive economics of Public Choice Theory: 1) median voter theory, 2) an institutional approach, and 3) the theory of interest groups.

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  • Carlos Alejandro Ponzio de León, 1996. "Tres interpretaciones sobre el tamaño del sector público mexicano: 1925-1976," Economía Mexicana NUEVA ÉPOCA, , vol. 0(1), pages 5-35, January-J.
  • Handle: RePEc:emc:ecomex:v:5:y:1996:i:1:p:5-35

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