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U.S.-Mexico Border (KPCC) - Mexico Institute in the News

Andrew Selee, Vice President for Programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center and Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute, comments on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Comments to the United States Department of Commerce Regarding the U.S.‐Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED)

Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood and Associate Christopher Wilson responded to the U.S. Department of Commerce Federal Register Notice published on November 25, 2013, which requested stakeholder input on the U.S.‐Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED).

Mexico Institute Re-Launches Mérida Initiative Portal, a Public Resource on U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation

The Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today the re-launch of its Mérida Initiative web portal (www.wilsoncenter.org/merida), a resource for researchers, journalists, policymakers, and the general public on the most significant bi-national security cooperation program ever undertaken between Mexico and the United States.

Mexico Institute In the News: Mexico gangster crackdown nails dozens, but still falls short

So many gangsters, so little time. Though President Felipe Calderon's five-year campaign has nailed dozens of crime bosses, many of Mexico's kingpins remain at large.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico’s Ruling Party Rebound – OpEd

The PRI may have won the presidency, but it failed to secure a total victory in the legislature — the party will lead both houses, but without a majority, meaning the PRI will find it difficult to pass the structural reforms that EPN’s campaign promised. Mexico Institute's Eric Olson quoted.

Mexican Rural Development Research Reports

This series of research reports provides additional analysis and information to complement the findings in the report: "Subsidizing Inequality: Mexican Corn Policy Since NAFTA". Esta serie de monografías da un análisis más amplio y detallado para complementar la información en el reporte: "Subsidios para la desigualdad: Las políticas públicas del maíz en México a partir del libre comercio".

6th Edition of Oxford's Politics in Mexico

Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Roderic Ai Camp provides an analysis of numerous aspects of Mexican political and economic development, highlighting controversial issues related to electoral democracy, drug-related violence, poverty, human rights, and the country's economic and political relationship with the U.S.

El Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (Consejo) y el Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWC) anuncian la apertura de la Convocatoria

A participar en el segundo año del programa académico conjunto de becas para realizar estancias de investigación, vinculación académica e intercambio cultural en la sede del Woodrow Wilson Center en Washington, D.C. La beca tendrá una duración de tres a nueve meses durante el período de junio de 2004 a mayo de 2005.

Criminal Networks and Security Policies

In this article, the author presents a network analysis of the Sinaloa Cartel, and the paper asserts that network analysis is an important tool that is available to governments around the world to fight organized crime.

Peña Nieto’s Cabinet: What Does It Tell Us About Mexican Leadership?

An analysis of cabinet leadership in Mexico has always provided insights into political recruitment trends for the policy-making leadership in general. This essay briefly analyzes the backgrounds of the twenty-two cabinet secretaries and important cabinet-level agencies, and the president, and compares them with equivalent leadership, where appropriate, from three prior presidential periods. Those consist of the cabinet members from the pre-democratic era, 1935-1988, from the democratic transition, 1988-2000, and from the democratic era, 2000-2013.

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