Education

Reintegrating Returned Mexican Migrants through a Comprehensive Workforce Development Strategy

As part of his electoral commitments, Mexico’s President-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), promised to protect the rights of returning migrants and work towards their full integration into what he hopes will be a more prosperous Mexico. Returning Mexican migrants have great potential to contribute to the Mexican workforce, but there needs to be a better strategy to connect them with meaningful job opportunities.

AMLO's Opportunity to Invest in Mexico's Workers

On July 1st, Andrés Manuel López Obrador won Mexico’s presidential election with 53% of the vote –the most significant margin in contemporary Mexican history. Popularly known as AMLO, President-elect López Obrador rode a wave of dissatisfaction against corruption, crime, and slow economic advancement.

Book Release | Paths of Inequality in Brazil: A Half-Century of Change

Paths of Inequality in Brazil: A Half-Century of Change is the most comprehensive study to date of social and economic mobility in Latin America’s largest nation. A multidisciplinary analysis of the historical trajectories of various form of inequality in Brazil from 1960 to 2010, the book was originally published in Portuguese in 2015. The recently released e-book version in English widens the reach of this important volume, furthering understanding and fostering debate on the structures and legacies of inequality in Brazil - with lessons for the rest of the world as well.

Book Release: Novos Caminhos Para a Inovação (New Paths for Innovation in Brazil)

Innovation, or the capacity to create and add value to processes and products through scientific research, can be facilitated or limited by government policies and practices.

A North American Workforce Development Agenda: Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region

The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute hosted a conference on A North American Workforce Development Agenda: Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region, with the aim of bringing together senior policymakers and members of the private sector from all three North American countries to share best practices and examine ways to improve workforce-development strategies in order to strengthen the competitiveness of the region.

Political Participation in Brazil: A Look at Education

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