Wilson Center News

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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Discovering Russia: Totma Released by Tri Kvadrata Publishers

Nov 15, 2005
Totma: Architectural Heritage in Photographs has recently been published by the "Tri Kvadrata" publishers in Moscow with the support of the Kennan Institute. This will be the first of a series of books examining the architecture of towns in Russia.

"The Realpolitik of Ending Poverty: An Action Plan for U.S. Foreign Policy"

Nov 15, 2005
NOVEMBER 2005--Wilson Center Senior Scholar John Sewell Provides Perspective on Fighting Poverty

World's Largest Gathering of Africa Scholars to Discuss Politics, Health

Nov 14, 2005
African Studies Association Convenes 2,000 Scholars and Policymakers in Washington, DC to Examine Continent's History and Future

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.