The Global Competitiveness Report assess the competitiveness of 144 economies across the global in order to provide insight into the drivers of productivity and prosperity within each country. Based on the data, it seems that thus far the United States and Canada have economies that are far more competitive than that of Mexico, the third piece of the NAFTA puzzle. While Mexico has seen a steady increase in its GDP per capita, it still lags far behind its fellow NAFTA economies. Mexico will need to continue to address its productivity and institutional challenges in order to keep up its encouraging economic momentum.
Press Freedom in the Americas has been in a general decline for the past 15 years. According to Freedom House’s latest findings (2015), only 43% of the countries in the Americas are ranked as having ‘free’ press. The remaining countries fall in the range of ‘partly free’ (43%) and ‘not free’ (14%).
Unauthorized migration has already become a major issue of the upcoming 2016 elections. With so many voices, players and opinions, it may become hard to tell fact from fiction. This summer, the Pew Research Center came out with new data and numbers on the topic. Here are a few facts to know about Mexican migration. Read the full article: http://pewrsr.ch/1HND619 #Didyouknow
This infographic provides a timeline of the history of immigration policy and migration flows at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Since 2008, Mexico has been implementing a series of reforms that will transform the nation’s criminal justice system to make it more transparent and accountable, thereby improving the nation’s administration of justice and public security. This expert take discusses key aspects of that reform.
This infographic depicts successes and scale of the judicial reform's implementation process and general trends from 2006-2014.
In this article for the Financial Times' Beyond Brics, Duncan Wood discusses the results of the July 15th oil auctions in Mexico.
This infographic provides an illustrated overview of the pursuit of "El Chapo" Guzmán.
Director Duncan Wood joins Huffington Post Live to discuss the effects of El Chapo's escape on the US-Mexico relationship.
This infographic depicts the results of Mexico's midterm elections and is based on an Expert Take written by Veronica Ortiz O.