2010 economic package contradictory Calderon is recessive and
UAM / Economy
Oaxaca, Mexico.- economic package presented by the Federal Government for 2010 is framed in a recessive economic policy, not encourage economic recovery, but will deepen the recession affecting the country, defined Kato Dr. Luis Maldonado, professor-researcher Department of Economics at the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM).
Academic Unit of Atzcapotzalco stated that by 2010 the Federal Government will implement increases to the price of gasoline, electricity, gas and also in the budget package will propose a tax of two percent for the fight against poverty, which become real terms an increase of Value Added Tax (VAT).
The researcher said that the disappearance of the three secretaries of state -Tourism, Land Reform and Function publication is not based on a study for efficient governance and is contrary to the countercyclical policies that apply in times of crisis, the that should be prioritized employment, when this action increases unemployment.
Cancellation of the Ministry of Tourism, he said, is contrary to the needs to boost the presence of visitors to Mexico, as well as the reasons for this dependence, whose purpose was to develop and transform the country into a major destination was created worldwide.
He also said that is nonsense to suggest that the work of the Ministry of Public Service to be absorbed by the Comptroller General of the Federation under this institution under the Federal Executive, in this course is not suitable to be the same government to audit and transparent governance. In this case the functions should correspond to the Superior Audit of the Federation.
About claims that the economic package for next year is focused on fighting poverty, Kato Maldonado stated that this is a fallacy, because it has the same welfarist features that has deprived the government policy and that does not solve problems background of poverty.
According to the researcher what is proposed for 2010 is "less government", plus taxes and the allocation of resources "drabs" programs and actions that demand the economic reality of Mexico, so that "the population is paying the waste of surplus resources we had for the high oil prices a few years ago. "
In Dr. Kato Maldonado opinion, as part of structural reforms, the current government will push for labor reform legal labor flexibility and versatility.