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Mexico faces significant structural economic challenges, with informality standing out as one of the most complex to address. Although there have been efforts to understand and analyze informality from various perspectives, these efforts have little impact as they remain outside the debate and action of public policy.

Prioritizing the resolution of educational problems and the reduction of economic informality is crucial. These efforts could pave the way for a more robust economy in Mexico, characterized by higher-paying jobs. Neglecting to address these challenges would perpetuate inequality and poverty.

In this press article, a proxy for possession of financial products is presented between people with some degree of poverty vs. those with labor informality (non-poor), to contrast and show that the latter, despite being potentially more likely…

The minimum wage policy has been insufficient to attack the structural problems of the labor market. It has eclipsed the need to discuss more structural aspects of the economy that allow for a more robust labor market and a horizon for creating…

One of the factors of the greatest upheaval to a country’s economic prospects is the substantial presence of the informal economy. The aim of this paper is to articulate a detailed statistical approach to identify the significance of such facto…