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

Infographic: Wind Farms in Mexico

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Aug 27, 2015
This infographic depicts use of wind farms in Mexico as a form of renewable energy. more
Webcast

Second Annual North American Energy Forum

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September 17, 2015 // 9:00am4:00pm
The Mexico and Canada Institutes of the Woodrow Wilson Center are pleased to invite you to the Second Annual North American Energy Forum, featuring keynote speaker Mexican Under-Secretary of Energy for Electricity, Cesar Hernández Ochoa. more

Security Strategies to Combat Drug Violence in Mexico

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Aug 21, 2015
This infographic compares President Enrique Peña Nieto and former president Felipe Calderón's security strategies to combat drug violence in Mexico. more

Global Competitiveness: How do the NAFTA Countries Compare?

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Aug 05, 2015
The Global Competitiveness Report assess the competitiveness of 144 economies across the global in order to provide insight into the drivers of productivity and prosperity within each country. Based on the data, it seems that thus far the United States and Canada have economies that are far more competitive than that of Mexico, the third piece of the NAFTA puzzle. While Mexico has seen a steady increase in its GDP per capita, it still lags far behind its fellow NAFTA economies. Mexico will need to continue to address its productivity and institutional challenges in order to keep up its encouraging economic momentum. more

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Second Annual North American Energy Forum

September 17, 2015 // 9:00am4:00pm

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