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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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Report: Who Owns China's Carbon Emissions

Oct 19, 2007
OCTOBER 2007 - Tyndall Center for Climate Change publishes report on China's carbon emissions

2007 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to IPCC, Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore

Oct 17, 2007
OCTOBER 2007—Selection Calls Attention to Links Between Environment, Security

CEF featured on Development's "Window on the World"

Oct 17, 2007
OCTOBER 2007 - The China Environment Forum's website is featured in the 50th edition of the Society for International Development's publication

Leadership Project Gathers High-Level Liberian Leaders for Training Workshop

Oct 16, 2007
On October 3-6, 2007, in a retreat held outside Monrovia, the Leadership Project gathered together a diverse array of high-level Liberian leaders for a workshop on Strengthening Governmental Collaborative Capacity in a New Liberia.

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.