Wilson Center News

Raising Mexico's minimum wage

Aug 27, 2014
A debate has recently emerged regarding the issue of raising Mexico’s minimum wage. Proponents call attention to the fact that the minimum wage is much lower than other countries in Latin America. Others fear an increase in the minimum wage would spark inflation and warn that this debate is used as a distraction from the real issue of increasing productivity.

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Engineering a new export strategy

Jul 09, 2008
Pakistan's trade deficit has never been larger. In a July 9 Dawn op-ed, program associate Michael Kugelman and program director Robert M. Hathaway call for a major shift in Pakistan's export priorities--one that would "for the first time make Pakistan's export portfolio truly competitive in global markets."

Aspen Design Challenge Invites Students to Design Water's Future

Jul 09, 2008
JULY 2008—Finalists To Present Proposals at Fall 2009 UN Climate Change Conference

Canada Institute Honored

Jul 09, 2008
The Canada Institute was recently awarded the Canadian Public Relations Society's (CPRS) Bronze Award of Excellence in the category of government relations for their ninth Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues.

CEF's Director Quoted in Time Magazine

Jul 08, 2008
JULY 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner quoted in "The Green Connection" on Japanese involvement in China's environment

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

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.