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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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Business, Government Use Video Games to Explore Serious Issues

Jan 17, 2007
January 2007 - Sheila Riley reports in Investor's Business Daily on how govenment agencies like the EPA are using serious games to teach important concepts.

Environment is "Peace Policy of the 21st Century," Says UNEP's Africa Environment Outlook 2

Jan 16, 2007
JANUARY 2007--New Report Promotes Development Through Environmental Cooperation

CEF's Partner in U.S.AID-supported China Environmental Health Project Receives 4 Million Yuan Grant

Jan 09, 2007
JANUARY 2007 - A grant from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) will enhance Southwest University of China's Work to Ameliorate Karst Water and Soil Resource Problems

China Environmental Health Project Highlighted in China Watch News Story on Water Problems in China

Jan 09, 2007
JANUARY 2007 - CEF Coordinator Quoted in China Watch Article

Former Wilson Center Scholar Kameri-Mbote Outlines Path to Peace in Africa's Great Lakes Region

Jan 08, 2007
JANUARY 2007—New Issue Brief Advocates Environmental Cooperation

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.