Economic Development

Op-Ed

Mexico Isn't a Gangland Gunbattle

Author: Shannon K. O'Neil
USA Today

Shannon K. O'Neil says, "[American] perceptions reflect the Mexican reality that dominates headlines: soaring crime rates and gruesome murders in a war against drug traffickers. But this window into Mexico overlooks an economic transformation and deepening ties with the United States that reflect a dramatically different country."

See more in Economic Development; Mexico; Latin America and the Caribbean; Emerging Markets

Backgrounder

Poland's Economic Model

Author: Christopher Alessi

Poland has maintained economic growth despite the global financial crisis and eurozone woes, while asserting itself as a leading advocate for greater European integration, explains this Backgrounder.

See more in Economic Development; Poland