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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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Article by Frederick Burkle Featured in Disaster Medicine Journal

Jun 16, 2008
Frederick Burkle, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, describes the impact of public health emergencies on disaster management in new Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness article.

Kennan Kyiv Project Moves to New Office

Jun 16, 2008
The Kennan Kyiv Project has moved to a new location.

Escape From the Holocaust: The Fate of Jews in Finland

Jun 13, 2008
On Tuesday, June 17, the Wilson Center will host an international conference on findings of recent studies of the exceptional status of Finnish Jews and the rescue of Jews from the Holocaust in several European countries. This event is open to the public. RSVP for this event.

Dialogue Interview with Mary Olive Smith

Jun 10, 2008
June 2008 - Mary Olive Smith discusses the burden of obstetric fistula and her documentary film, A Walk to Beautiful.

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.