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.
The Local Educational and Regional Economic Foundations of Violence: An Analysis of Homicide Rates across Mexico’s Municipalities
Examining 2010 homicide rates across Mexico’s 2455 municipalities, Matthew Ingram offers a subnational and spatial study of the patterns and sources of violence.
The possibility of a PRI victory had worried many observers and politicians in the United States. In this article though, Andrew Selee—director of the Mexico Institute—says that it will make surprisingly little difference for the U.S.-Mexico relationship. This is largely a tribute to how deeply interdependent the two countries are today, as well as the ways in which Mexican society has evolved over the past two decades.
Part of "La Vista Desde DC" series: brief commentary by Mexico Institute experts featured on Animal Politico's website.
These articles are based on research done by Steven Dudley for "Civil Society, the Government and the Development of Citizen Security" as part of a joint project on civic engagement in Mexico by the Mexico Institute and the Justice in Mexico Project.