Although the initial response to acts of terrorism often focuses on the perceived vulnerability of border crossings, recent advances in border management technology and policies can mitigate threats while allowing a relatively free flow of people, goods, and capital.
Perhaps the greatest challenge Mexico is facing is building a genuine Rule of Law. Although some advances have been achieved, the road still looks challenging. With this series, the Mexico Institute seeks to provide arguments and analysis for understanding the problems of transparency and Rule of Law that Mexico is facing.
On August 11, 2014, President Enrique Peña Nieto enacted the secondary legislation of the energy reform. With this series, the Mexico Institute seeks to provide analysis for understanding the new energy reforms and their implications for economic development in Mexico.