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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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What to Worry About in 2006

Jan 02, 2006
What should we worry about in 2006? Former Congressman Lee Hamilton offers some thoughts on the upcoming year in global affairs.

CEF Coordinator quoted in Time Asia regarding the Harbin Water Crisis. See also Viewpoint "Lessons from Harbin" written by Elizabeth Economy and other articles.

Dec 26, 2005
DECEMBER 2005-Updated reflections in the wake of China's reaction to toxic chemical disaster on the Songhua/Amur River.

New Article: Comprehensive Overview of Nanotechnology's Potential Workplace Health Impacts

Dec 20, 2005
An important article in the current issue of the Journal of Nanoparticle Research gives business leaders, scientists and policymakers the most comprehensive overview of research into nanotechnology's potential worker health impacts to appear in a peer-reviewed journal.

REVISED Call For Papers: Civil Society and Democracy in Ukraine

Dec 20, 2005
The Kennan Institute is pleased to announce that the research workshop on "Democracy and Civil Society in Ukraine" is now open to participants from outside of the United States. The application deadline has been extended to January 30, 2005.

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.