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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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ECSP Director Speaks to Pew International Journalism Program and Florida Atlantic University

Feb 01, 2004
Geoffrey Dabelko gave three speeches in four days on environmental change and international security.

Environmental Peacemaking Nominated for Grawemeyer Award

Feb 01, 2004
ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko and University of Maryland professor Ken Conca are up for a $200,000 prize for Ideas Improving World Order.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jared Diamond Speaks on Environment, Population, and Health

Jan 30, 2004
Jared Diamond, professor of Geography and Physiology at UCLA and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies, spoke recently at the Wilson Center on "Environment, Population, and Health: Development Strategies for a More Secure World." Video of the event is available here.

Is World Peace Through Conflict Prevention Possible?

Jan 30, 2004
This book review, by Lee. H. Hamilton, of David Hamburg's No More Killing Fields: Preventing Deadly Conflict (December 2003) is available online.

Asia Program staff featured in South China Morning Post

Jan 29, 2004
Timothy Hildebrandt was published in the January 1, 2004 issue of the South China Morning Post

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.