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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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Pakistan's Political Crisis: What Should Be Done?

Dec 07, 2007
Reflecting on Pakistan's political crisis in the wake of the November 3 imposition of emergency rule and the calling of elections for January 8, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar Samia Altaf worries that a strategy based on urging Pakistan to "return to democracy" without the institutions that make democracy meaningful "betrays either naivete or disinterest."

Integrating Population, Environment Crucial to Development

Dec 07, 2007
Across East Africa, innovative development programs are integrating family planning and health services, natural resource management, and the creation of sustainable livelihoods. A recent conference held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, explored the benefits, challenges, and opportunities associated with these integrated programs.

U.S. Assistance to Pakistan

Dec 06, 2007
Testimony of Robert M. Hathaway before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on International Development, Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs, and International Environmental Protection

CEF Director Quoted in the Congressional Quarterly

Dec 05, 2007
DECEMBER 2007 - Dr. Turner Quoted on Climate Change Dialog

EVENT: Berkeley China Initiative Hosting 2 Day China Environment Conference

Dec 05, 2007
DECEMBER 2007 - CEHP's and Former CEF Speaker Chris Groves to Speak in Berkeley, CA

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.