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The Politics of Education Sector Reforms: Cross-National Comparisons

This report summarizes findings on education sector reforms from case studies of reform efforts in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.

Two Latin Americanist Fellows in Residence for 2004-2005

Latin Americanists Jonathan Fox and Mark Ungar join a group of 23 Fellows for the 2004-2005 academic year.

Mexican Migration to the United States: Underlying Economic Factors and Possible Scenarios for Future Flows

In this report we examine some economic factors that have influenced migration flows from Mexico to the United States, for the purpose of constructing scenarios on how such flows could evolve in the near term. Throughout our analysis, we look at three different periods in the recent history of migration from Mexico to the United States: 1990 to 2000; 2000 to 20007; and a third period corresponding to the global economic crisis and its aftermath.

Latin American Program in the News: In U.S.-Mexico Relations, a Shift from Security to Economy

Cynthia Arnson, Eric Olson and Chris Wilson and commented on the Obama’s trip to Mexico and Costa Rica. Their comments were mentioned in this article about the issues that are going to be discussed with Obama’s visit to the region. This was also published in Worldland news.

Argentina's Social Default

This publication is a report on a conference with panels on "Public Policy Choices to Address Poverty and Inequality" and "The Role of NGOs in Poverty Alleviation in Argentina."

6 Questions We Have About Gov. Rick Perry's Border Plan

Program Director Cynthia Arnson provides a quote on the root causes of the immigration crisis.

Mexico’s Struggles With Violence: Is There an End in Sight?

In light of recent desperate measures taken by vigilantes and armed self-defense groups in rural Mexico, a new book, Building Resilient Communities in Mexico: Civic Responses to Crime and Violence, provides timely analysis of constructive responses from Mexican society to fight crime and violence. Here is what the authors had to say.

Latin American Program in the News: Latin America: The Corruption Problem

How can corruption in Latin America be reduced, if not eliminated? Several experts respond to this critical question including our Director Cynthia Arnson.

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