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  •   Russell McKenzie

  •   Rajid Roberto Luna-Cruz

  •   Elena Moreno-Garcia

  •   Aristides R. Baraya

Abstract

Without question, changes in U.S. policies have impacts beyond its own borders. This work reports an analysis of how university students perceive Mexico’s economic problems and their sources. The perceptions of younger Mexicans about economic problems are important, especially since young people represent 31% of Mexico’s population. A survey developed by the National Survey GEA-ISA was administered to 200 students in May 2019. The results of this survey show that students believe that their family economy today is vulnerable and will not improve next year, and that the economic outlook last year was better than today. Results also indicate that improvements in macroeconomic variables alone are not enough to generate a perceived improvement in the Mexican economy.

Keywords: economic perceptions, economic conditions, higher education students, Mexico

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McKenzie, R., Luna-Cruz, R. R., Moreno-Garcia, E., & Baraya, A. R. (2021). Undergraduate Perceptions of Economic Problems in Mexico. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 6(1), 26-31. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2021.6.1.679