J.L. Lucas Tomas
Sep 1, 1979
International Review of Administrative Sciences
(b) An even larger growth of independent agencies and state enterprises. In Mexico, for instance, in the national public service, there were 50 decentralized agencies in 1950. There were nearly 500 in 1975, including over 100 set up since 1970. Owing to the political and economic importance of some of them, central government was weakened and there was a serious lack of planning and coordination. Efforts are being made to remedy this.