Latin America Publications

An Analysis of Trends: Latin America and the Caribbean Economic Growth and the Environment, 2010–2020

Jul 07, 2011
USAID partnered with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars to identify and analyze key challenges and opportunities for development assistance in the LAC region through 2020. This paper summarizes the key trends identified and proposes some general lines of action for USAID's Missions in the region. more

The Politics of Education Sector Reforms: Cross-National Comparisons

Jul 07, 2011
This report summarizes findings on education sector reforms from case studies of reform efforts in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. more

Parks for Peace or Peace for Parks? Issues in Practice and Policy

Jul 07, 2011
An upcoming ECSP publication—based on a conference held in September 2005 at the Wilson Center—will explore the rhetoric and reality of peace parks, including their goals and the factors that determine their success or failure. more

U.S.-Mexico Border Control in a Changing Economic and Security Context

Jul 07, 2011
A critical survey of the practice and politics of U.S.-Mexico border control within the changing contexts of economic integration and the “war on terror.” more

Understanding Populism and Political Participation: The Case of Nicaragua

Jul 07, 2011
The Latin American Program convened the seminar "Understanding Populism and Political Participation" to examine new forms of political participation and state-civil society interaction in Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. This bulletin contains the observations of three distinguished analysts of Nicaraguan politics. more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.