Trade and Economics

Mexico Institute in the News: Propone Romney plan energético con México

Aug 28, 2012
Vice President for Programs and Senior Advisor of the Mexico Institute, Andrew Selee was quoted in El Universal’s article discussing Mitt Romney’s proposed plan to achieve energy independence in 2020 in collaboration with Mexico and Canada. This article is in Spanish.

Mexico Institute in the News: Four big ways Mexico is boosting the US economy

Aug 16, 2012
This blog article highlights a report by Christopher Wilson, an Associate of the Mexico Institute. The report shows that increased trade and investment between the U.S. and Mexico since the implementation of NAFTA has created a virtuous cycle which benefits workers and companies on both sides of the border.

Mexico Institute in the News: Regional Migration Study Group Reports Trace Economic Transformation in Mexico, Central America

Aug 16, 2012
In order to prepare for the Regional Migration Study Group, The Woodrow Wilson Center's Latin America Program and Mexico Institute have prepared a series of reports that examine recent economic, political, societal, and demographic changes in Central America and Mexico.

Mexico Institute in the News: Researchers Call for New Tactics in Drug Abuse Fight

Aug 02, 2012
Current U.S. drug policy is proving insufficient in shrinking the damage caused by drug abuse, but promising alternative approaches could lead to improved results, according to an article in the summer 2012 edition of Issues in Science and Technology.

Mexico Institute in the News: Commerce with Mexico leads to employment in U.S. [in Spanish]

Aug 01, 2012
More than 6 million jobs in the US depend on trade with Mexico...The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments. The article is in Spanish.

Mexico Institute in the News: U.S. Competitiveness: The Mexican Connection

Jul 26, 2012
Magazine, Issues in Science and Technology Mexico Institute's, published Mexico Institute's Chris Wilson's article on trade, U.S. Competitiveness: The Mexican Connection on their summer 2012 publication.

The G-20 Summit in Los Cabos

Jun 18, 2012
With the global economic recovery at stake and Europe on the brink, the leaders of the G-20 nations are being hosted by President Calderón in Los Cabos, Mexico, as they seek to avoid crisis and stimulate sustainable growth. Top Mexican and U.S. experts met at the Wilson Center to discuss the summit.

Mexico Institute in the News: Eurozone crisis to cast shadow over G-20 summit

Jun 17, 2012
Obama’s visit to Los Cabos comes less than two weeks before Mexico’s presidential election, giving him one last sit-down with President Felipe Calderon, a counterpart with whom he’s developed a good relationship. Andrew Selee, Vice President for Programs and Senior Advisor of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars comments.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico election: Economy matters as much as security

Jun 11, 2012
As Mexico's presidential race enters its home stretch towards the vote on 1 July, the issue of drug-related violence has not, as widely expected, dominated the campaign. The Mexico Institute's Duncan Wood explains how the economy is as important as security.

Mexico Institute in the News: The North American Market: A Competitive Edge That Shouldn’t Be Squandered

Jun 08, 2012
If there’s a golden rule for economic competitiveness, it’s this: “Always exploit your advantages.” Yet for more than a decade, the United States has systematically undermined one of its biggest – our proximity to a wealthy, resource-rich partner to the north and a developing, labor-rich partner to the south..."The State of Trade, Competitiveness and Economic Well-being in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region" by the Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson is used to explain the U.S. economic relationship with Mexico.

Mexico Institute in the News: The North American Market: A Competitive Edge That Shouldn’t Be Squandered

Jun 08, 2012
If there’s a golden rule for economic competitiveness, it’s this: “Always exploit your advantages.” Yet for more than a decade, the United States has systematically undermined one of its biggest – our proximity to a wealthy, resource-rich partner to the north and a developing, labor-rich partner to the south..."The State of Trade, Competitiveness and Economic Well-being in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region" by the Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson is used to explain the U.S. economic relationship with Mexico.

Mexico Institute in the News: Trade Between U.S., Mexico Nears $500 Billion

Jun 06, 2012
Trade between the United States and Mexico reached half a trillion dollars in 2011. Cross-border commerce is growing despite escalating drug violence in Mexico...The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments.

Mexico Institute in the News: Panel: U.S.-Mexico border issues hinder economic opportunities

Jun 05, 2012
The U.S.-Mexico border holds a huge opportunity for increased trade and job creation, but it has become increasingly difficult to develop those opportunities since 2000, experts said Friday. The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments.

Bombardier is back on track in Brazil

May 30, 2012
The trade relationship between Canada and Brazil has long been rocky, due largely to an ugly dispute over government subsidies to their respective airplane manufacturers—Bombardier and Embraer—in the late 1990s. During a visit to São Paulo last year, Prime Minister Stephen Harper lamented the “barely $6 billion in business” between the countries in 2010, vowing to renew relations with the South American powerhouse.

Mexico Institute in the News: Obama Keeps Eye on U.S. Politics at Latin America Summit

Apr 13, 2012
President Barack Obama attended a summit in Latin America that may have as much resonance in domestic politics as in hemispheric economics. Discussions at the meeting of North and South American leaders in the resort city of Cartagena, Colombia, covered trade, economic growth and the battle against drug trafficking.

Mexico Institute in the News: Arizona missing out on rewards

Mar 31, 2012
The Arizona Republic criticizes the state’s government for failing to capitalize on the international business benefits offered by its border with Mexico. In comparison, Texas has exploited the benefits of the border and its exports to Mexico greatly eclipse those of Arizona.

Mexico Institute in the News: The Politics of Exports and Jobs

Mar 29, 2012
Rick Santorum proposes negotiating several free trade agreements in the first year of Presidency, even though he was against the NAFTA back in 1993.

Mexico Institute in the News: The North American Security Perimeter: The North American Leaders Summit and Reviving Trilateral Integration

Mar 27, 2012
What the upcoming North American Leaders Summit will mean for the United States' relationship with Canada and Mexico.

Mexico Institute in the News: Texas’ Economic Trailblazing with Mexico

Mar 27, 2012
Texas's economy is growing faster than the rest of the country because of its growing trade with Mexico.

Mexico Institute in the News: How Mexico Creates American Jobs

Mar 21, 2012
Mexico has many advantages to help its economic relationship with the United States. As the countries cooperate economically, the United States will see many benefits.

Mexico Institute in the News: World-Herald editorial: Challenges for Mexico

Mar 16, 2012
The United States is greatly affected by Mexico and its economy, and Mexico's economy has been improving for many reasons.

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