In a recent paper published by the Washington-based think tank, Wood said that it is “widely expected” that the Peña Nieto government will present an energy reform initiative to the Mexican Congress early in 2013. “While it is still unknown how ambitious that reform proposal will be, it is thought that the government will present an initiative that will aim at opening the sector to greater levels of private participation in refining, petrochemicals and even in exploration and production.”
While there are security concerns in parts of Mexico, tourists continue to travel to other regions of Mexico for vacation.
Release of "Immigration and America's Future: A New Chapter" report by the Independent Immigration Task Force
This report is presents the recommendations of the Immigration Task Force, which over the past year has carefully evaluated the economic, social, and demographic factors driving today's large-scale immigration to the United States, legal and illegal. The task force, a bipartisan panel of leaders and experts from key sectors concerned with immigration, was co-chaired by former senator Spencer Abraham (R-MI) and former Rep. Lee H. Hamilton (D-IN)
Monday's statement by the four leaders "is an important indicator of the desire to engage in a more robust discussion of policy," said Eric Olson, associate director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington.
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).
This book is the product of a work done by Raúl Benitez Manaut, a member of the Creating Community Research Team. The three essays compiled in this volume are the fruit of his residence at the Wilson Center as a Public Policy Scholar in the Latin American Program.
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center, discusses the Mexico-US relationship.