About the Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by José Antonio Fernández Carbajal and Roger W. Wallace, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.

The Institute maintains an ongoing focus on five key issues in U.S.-Mexico relations:

The Latest from the Mexico Institute

The U.S.-Mexico Border Economy in Transition: Infographic

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Apr 15, 2015
This infographic discusses trends and initiatives on the U.S.-Mexico border. The facts are drawn from the Mexico Institute's publication "The U.S.-Mexico Border Economy in Transition." more

Financial Education Tools for the Hispanic Community

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April 23, 2015 // 9:30am11:00am
The Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to learn about the efforts of the Mexican government to improve financial literacy within the Mexican and Hispanic communities in the United States and Canada. more

Ordinary Opinions of Everyday Mexicans: Polling from the 1940s-2012

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Apr 13, 2015
This article, written by Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Roderic Ai Camp, discusses how public opinion polls played a critical role in Mexico's democratic political transition during the 1980s and 1990s. more

Democratizing Mexican Politics, 1982-2012

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Apr 13, 2015
This article, written by Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Roderic Ai Camp, discusses Mexico's democratic transition and the case study it provides of a semi-authoritarian political model evolving incrementally into an electoral democracy over two decades. more

Political Representation of Women in Mexico

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Apr 10, 2015
This infographic illustrates female representation in Mexican politics. more

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