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

Now Accepting Intern Applications for Spring 2015 Semester

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Oct 23, 2014
The Mexico Institute seeks two intern candidates for the Spring of 2015. Applications should be received no later than Friday, November 14, 2014. Please review full guidelines for application instructions. This is a paid internship. more

Three Keys to Understand the 2015 Budget Debate in Mexico

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Oct 23, 2014
The 2015 budget debate is the first since Mexico's 2013 fiscal reform was implemented, offering an important opportunity to analyze the impact of the tax policy changes on public income, and consequently, on expenditures. Three issues—tax collection, public expenditure, and the national debt—are explored in this article, all in the context of Mexico’s structural reforms and brightening yet somewhat volatile economic prospects. more
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From Barrier to Opportunity: Unlocking the Complex Economic Dynamics of the US-Mexico Border

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November 17, 2014 // 9:00am10:30am
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is pleased to host a discussion on unlocking economic opportunities at the U.S.-Mexico border. more
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Mexico's Energy Reforms: Tracking Progress

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November 14, 2014 // 9:00am10:30am
The Mexican energy industry is set for transformation after President Enrique Peña Nieto signed into law the reform's secondary legislation in August. Join the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute for an event at the Wilson Center featuring the first major policy address in the United States by two of the top Mexican officials leading this reform. more

Mexico's Involvement in UN Peacekeeping Operations

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Oct 21, 2014
“Peña Nieto’s decision is neither unprecedented, nor does it assume commitments that had not been previously undertaken during the signing of the United Nations Charter in 1945.” Check out our latest infographic about Mexico's participation in UN peacekeeping operations. more

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