Progresividad y eficacia del gasto público en México: Precondición para una política recaudatoria efectiva
This paper explores ways in which Mexico can make fiscal policy more progressive and effective. (SPANISH)
This study is part of a multiyear effort by the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Justice in Mexico Project at the University of San Diego to analyze the obstacles to and opportunities for improving citizen security in Mexico. The book offers policy options for how to foster robust civic responses to the problems of crime and violence.
Andrew Selee, vice president for programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C. says the Mexican government was aware of the gun-walking, in spite of releasing a statement saying they were not.
Andrew Selee spoke to the Los Angeles Times about Mexico's role in the ongoing immigration reform debate. The article also appeared on Wask.com
Mexico's next president has boldly promised to halve the number of kidnappings and murders during his six-year term by moving law enforcement away from showy drug busts and focusing on protecting ordinary citizens from gangs. The Mexico Institute's Eric Olson comments.
Mexico says marijuana legalization in U.S. could change anti-drug strategies - Mexico Institute in the News
“Marijuana is an important part of their business, but not the most important. Most people agree it’s about 20 percent of their revenues, and so two small U.S. states legalizing marijuana won’t really impact their market share very much,” said Eric Olson, associate director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center in Washington. • This article also appeared on Independent.co.uk.
Latin American Program Announces Opening of the "Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America" Fellowship Competition
The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, with the support of The Ford Foundation, announces the second competition for Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America, with the goal of stimulating innovative work among relatively junior members of the academic profession and to focus attention on democracy in Latin America.