Mexico 2016: The decline of Institutional trust

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Keywords: Mexico, corruption, violence, economic uncertainty

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Mexico finished 2016 in worse shape than it started: not only did national indicators worsen, mainly in terms of violence and social unrest, but the country also faced an increasingly hostile international climate characterized by a volatile economy with low oil prices, a depreciating peso, and the victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections. Consequently, the year ended with presidential approval ratings at an all-time low, widespread and unchecked corruption, and increasing concerns about the government’s legitimacy and the future of democracy in Mexico.

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Francisco Cantú and Verónica Hoyo, "Mexico 2016: The decline of Institutional trust", Revista Ciencia Política Vol.37 - Nº2, 2017, pp.493-517
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