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What does ISI stand for?

ISI stands for Import Substitution Industrialization

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Nonetheless, the government's use of import substitution industrialization to promote better than average economic growth--known as the Mexican Miracle due to its longevity--and the memory of "the Revolution" allowed the one-party state (the PRI) to use coercive measures against citizens unhappy with Mexico's trajectory without too many political repercussions.
The crisis of the 1980s (precipitated by import substitution industrialization in the 1970s) made economic reform imperative and was "a function of economic need, social change, and political structures" (p.
It is well known that import substitution industrialization leads to increased demand for imported capital goods and capital-intensive intermediate inputs, often resulting in deficits on the current account of the balance of payments (Balassa, 1989; G.