OECD's Economic Survey of Mexico for 2013 examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects and includes a special chapter covering improving fiscal federal relations.
Table of contents:
Executive summary Assessment and recommendations -Making reform happen -Short and medium-term macroeconomic policies. -Long-term economic growth -Environmental protection and energy policy -Fiscal reform -Bibliography -Annex A1. Progress in structural reform Chapter 1. New findings on obstacles to economic growth -Economic growth -Informality -The legal system and rule of law -Bibliography Chapter 2. Green growth challenges and the need for an energy reform -Green growth challenges -Energy sector reform to boost the productivity of PEMEX -Bibliography Chapter 3. Improving fiscal federal relations for a stronger Mexico -Mexican fiscal decentralisation: Main features and recent trends -Issues with intergovernmental spending assignments -Issues with intergovernmental revenue assignments -Measures to reduce the pro-cyclicality in sub-national revenues -Improving public financial management -Subnational governments’ debt has been increasing and pension liabilities are large -Concluding remarks -Bibliography Annex 3.A1. Tables -Non-earmarked transfers -Earmarked transfers -Assignments of taxes to sub-national governments -Debt limits by states