The group Transparency International estimates the poorest households in Mexico spend a third of their income on these bribes. Duncan Wood of the Woodrow Wilson Center said this corruption causes U.S. firms to think twice about investing in Mexico
The Mexico Institute's Andrew Selee and Christopher Wilson comment on the potential for the U.S.-Mexico Relationship under the administration of newly- sworn in President Peña Nieto
Recent studies by the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars maintain that nearly 40 percent of Mexican-made products exported to the United States originated north of the border.
This article is in Spanish. The meeting between President-elect of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto and President Barack Obama, the U.S. could lead to a new tone of bilateral dialogue "that focuses on issues beyond security," said Andrew Selee, Mexico Program director and vice president of the Woodrow Wilson Center.
This article is in Spanish. Andrew Selee says that this is a first contact and will serve to set the tone in US-Mexico relations. This article also ran on El-Mexicano.com, ElPorvenir.com, ElSiglodeTorreon.com, and other news outlets.
Eric Olson provides commentary on Mexico-US relations. This article also ran in Yahoo! News, AlaskaDispatch.com, OnePageNews.us, and other news outlets.
Eric Olson talks about how the U.S. and Mexico are waging the drug war, and the overall toll of the crisis for “The Situation Room.”
The Mexico Institute's Chris Wilson provides commentary on President-elect Peña Nieto's vision for Mexico's economic future
Op-ed by Andrew Selee and Christopher Wilson. Andrew Selee is the vice president for programs at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a senior adviser for the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center. Christopher Wilson is an associate for the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center.
This article references a 2011 report from the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute saying Mexico is the United States’ second-largest export market, and one in 24 Americans depend on trade with Mexico for their jobs. It also features commentary by Andrew Selee