About the Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by José Antonio Fernández Carbajal and Roger W. Wallace, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.

The Institute maintains an ongoing focus on five key issues in U.S.-Mexico relations:

The Latest from the Mexico Institute

Mexico's Prison Reform

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Mar 31, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates prison reform within Mexico's criminal justice system. more

Inmate Experiences in Mexican Prisons

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Mar 31, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates inmates' experiences with the criminal justice system in Mexico. more
Webcast

U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue: A Progress Report

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Mar 26, 2015
The U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue was launched in 2013 by President Barack Obama and President Enrique Peña Nieto. It is intended to provide a strategic vision for cooperation between the two countries that moves the discussion about the border beyond security issues by unleashing still untapped economic potential between the two neighbors. We spoke with Chris Wilson to check in on how the plan is progressing. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW. more

Regulatory Agencies in the Mexican Energy Sector

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Mar 23, 2015
In this info-graphic, the Mexico Institute explains changes in the regulation of the energy sector due to the recent energy reforms. more
Webcast

Criminal Justice in an Emerging Democracy: Perspectives from Mexico's Inmates

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March 27, 2015 // 9:00am10:30am
The Mexico Institute was pleased to host an event on Mexico's criminal justice reform, focusing on the inmates' perspectives. more

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