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Mexico Institute in the News: Panel says U.S.-Mexico border issues hinder huge economic opportunities

Jun 01, 2012
The U.S.-Mexico border holds a huge opportunity for increased trade and job creation, but it has become increasingly difficult to develop those opportunities since 2000, experts said Friday. The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson discusses the impact of border friction and his and Erik Lee's findings in a recent report on the transborder economy.

The End of Multiculturalism in Europe?

May 31, 2012
Economic pressures, terrorist threats, and other factors have increased European intolerance of multiculturalism. Is a true change underway? And if so, what are the consequences? A panel of experts provides insights.

Eurozone Reforms Still Captive to Local Politics

May 31, 2012
The populist backlash against austerity measures may force Greece to abandon the euro, sparking contagion in other parts of Europe. Speaking at The Wilson Center, Harvard scholar Harris Mylonas examines the influence of local politics on economic reforms.

Mexico Institute in the News: Drug war key issue in Mexico elections

May 31, 2012
The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments on the impact of the drug war on the Mexican electorate's preferences in the upcoming election.
Paul Kagame

The Darling Dictator of the Day

May 30, 2012
In Rwanda, economic progress has come at the cost of democracy, with disenfranchisement especially high among youth, Wilson Center fellow Marc Sommers argues in a New York Times op-ed. President Paul Kagame’s virtual dictatorship may also be guilty of intimidating opposition politicians and journalists, Sommers says.

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