This report recognizes the growing potential for bioenergy, which has attracted public and private sector interest in recent years. It has become clear that Mexico’s land and labor costs make the cross-border trade in renewable energy an exciting and potentially highly profitable sector. Of bioenergy feedstocks, municipal solid waste may represent the greatest potential for growth in Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico transborder region.
In this Expert Take Luis Rubio and Luis de la Calle discuss Mexico's Middle Class in the context of recent CONEVAl and INEGI statistics on poverty.
An area in Mexico called La Rumorosa has strong wind a San Diego company plans on using for electricity.
In his latest expert take contribution, Director Duncan Wood discusses the Peña Nieto administration's bold proposal to open up Mexico's telecommunications to more competition.
Manufacturing in the United States, Mexico, and Central America: Implications for Competitiveness and Migration
The economies of Mexico, and to a lesser extent, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, have benefited from aggressive manufacturing-attraction strategies. At the same time, the achievements of the maquiladora development strategy have masked important flaws that threaten to stymie the promise of even greater economic growth.