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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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Avian Flu May Be the Next Pandemic

Sep 22, 2005
"It is not if it is going to happen. It is when, and where, and how bad," said Dr. Michael Osterholm at the first meeting sponsored by the Wilson Center's new Global Health Initiative. Video and powerpoint presentation available.

New Paper Examines African Development Challenges for the 21st Century

Sep 22, 2005
The fourth installment in the Africa Program's Occasional Paper Series, by former World Bank Vice President Callisto Madavo, assesses past struggles and future prospects for economic, political and social development on the continent.

Wilson Center Launches Global Health Initiative

Sep 15, 2005
SEPTEMBER 2005--Inaugural Event to Examine Potential Avian Influenza Outbreak

Journals Publish Special Issues on Demography, Conflict

Sep 15, 2005
SEPTEMBER 2005--Articles Explore War, Population, Migration in Developing Nations

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.