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Mexico Institute Annual Report 2011

Highlights from 2011.

La calidad de ciudadano. Past and Present.

The Nature of Citizenship in Mexico and the United States: 1776-1912

Mexico Institute: July Highlights

Each month, the Mexico Institute will review and highlight the month’s activities and feature them here. Visitors will be able to watch the recap from our most recent events, browse our new publications, and read articles that feature key media appearances of the Mexico Institute staff.

The Development and Fiscal Effects of Emigration on Mexico

The two most important ways that migration influences development in Mexico is through remittances and labor markets. Mexico is the largest recipient of remittances in Latin America, with remittances totaling $22 billion (about 2.5% of GDP) in 2010. Focusing on labor markets, existing research suggests that between 1990 and 2000 migration increased wages by 8% in Mexico with more pronounced effects among less-educated workers.

Mexico Institute in the News: 5 bodies found in Ariz may be latest drug violence

Five bodies were found in the Arizona desert, the authorities suspect Mexican cartel involvement, the Mexico Institute's Eric Olson discusses the probability of more cartel violence on the U.S. side of the border.

Testimony before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere: NAFTA at Twenty - Accomplishments, Challenges, and the Way Forward

Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood offered his testimony regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at a hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. In his testimony, he addressed what the goal of the agreement was when it was negotiated, what the potential of the region is today, and what is missing to fully realize the potential of today’s North America.

Mexico Institute in the News: Assailed Mexican State Fires City's Police

Veracruz governor fires entire police force in city as a step to get rid of corruption.

Mexico: Majority of Federal Inmates Imprisoned on Drug Charges-Mexico Institute in the News

The Mexico Institute's Steven Dudley and Christopher Wilson discuss mexican prison population issues

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