Calderon delivered his final state-of-the-nation speech on Monday, trying to cement his legacy as the president who stabilized the economy and took on the country's entrenched organized crime groups, putting Mexico on the road to rule of law...The Mexico Institute's Andrew Selee comments.
Eric L. Olson comments on the connection between easy access to weapons in the US and the use of these weapons for violence in Mexico.
Subsidios para la desigualdad: Las políticas públicas del maíz en México a partir del libre comercio
Este estudio sobre las políticas públicas del maíz en México a partir del libre comercio ha sido posible gracias a una donativa del Programa de Desarrollo Global (Global Development Program) de la Fundación William y Flora Hewlett y expresa la colaboración entre el Instituto México del Centro Internacional Woodrow Wilson para Académicos, la Universidad de California en Santa Cruz y investigadores del Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE).
On Sunday, polls suggest that voters will return the party to power by electing Enrique Peña Nieto, the PRI candidate, as president. But Mexico has changed dramatically since the PRI last ruled, and it isn’t going to change back. Cites Mexico: A Middle Class Society, a report by Luis de la Calle and Luis Rubio, published by the Mexico Institute.
This article was originally written in Spanish. "This means that one in every 24 American workers depends on trade with Mexico to keep their jobs," said Christopher E. Wilson, a member of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Vice-President Joe Biden visited Mexico on Friday to inaugurate the first High Level Economic Dialogue between the two nations. Duncan Wood and Christopher Wilson write about the importance of the dialogue and the role of the vice president.
Secretary-General of the OECD, Angel Gurría, addressing on international cooperation, identifies financial crisis, global warming, aging, international migration and poverty as the main challenges posed by globalization.
The Mexico Institute is pleased to partner with USAID Mexico, the Council of State Governments West, the U.S. Congressional Border Caucus, and the North American Research Partnership on the “U.S.- Mexico Regional Economic Competitiveness Forums 2014.” This initiative brings together key business, government and other stakeholders to discuss the future of the U.S.-Mexico border economy with particular emphasis on four crossborder regions.
President Obama will visit Mexico on May 2, where he is expected to discuss ways to deepen US-Mexico economic relations and reinforce cultural and commercial ties between the two countries. While still plagued by issues related to organized crime, today Mexico has one of the world’s fastest growing economies, and it is the United States’ second largest trading partner and third largest source of oil.