On November 12, 2007, El Colegio de Mexico hosted the release of the Mexico Institute/Fundación IDEA publication, "U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade and Rural Poverty in Mexico."
“If Pena Nieto can continue to follow those conservative approaches, he’ll have a huge benefit over the next six years,” Ducan Wood said in a telephone interview. “Mexico has every possibility of really booming as an economy.”
Publications in this category discuss opportunities for strengthening economic ties between the United States and Mexico, innovation and development in key industries, and Mexico’s transformation into a middle class society.
Economists Chris Wilson, Associate at the Mexico Institute, and Erik Lee point out that "the United States and Mexico do not just sell goods to one another, they actually work together to manufacture them."
In an interview with Luis de la Calle, a Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member, he asserts that with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico is better today than it was 20 years ago.