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March 22, 2017

China
Brazil’s Brewing Trade Debate

Brazil is in the midst of a grand debate on its future in the global economy. The debate has been happening behind the scenes, obfuscated by the fireworks of the Lava Jato corruption scandal, oversha…

June 6, 2016

Mexico
Mexicos Gubernatorial Elections-LAM Mexico’s Gubernatorial Elections

Mexico’s PRI lost big in yesterday’s gubernatorial elections. Just six months ago party optimists boasted they might sweep all twelve of the governorships; preliminary results show they may get just …

October 17, 2016

China
china-savings-verus-investment-avg China: Too Much Investment, But Also Way Too Much Savings

Most analysis of China’s economy emphasizes the risks posed by China’s high level of investment, and the associated rise in corporate debt. Investment is an unusually large share of China’s econom…

February 5, 2013

Economics
Calderon by the numbers - LAM Mexico’s Congressional Agenda for 2013

With Enrique Peña Nieto’s first congressional session just starting, expectations are high. Between now and April 30th, when the sixty-second Congress will adjourn, many hope the administration will …

June 12, 2012

Americas
CCT - Latin America's Moment Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Worth the Price?

In the economic development world, one of Latin America’s claims to fame are its conditional cash transfer programs (CCTs), which provide direct money transfers to low-income families who send their …

August 9, 2011

Economics
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents usher Fabio Ochoa, Colombian drug kingpin, to an awaiting vehicle following his extradition from Colombia to  Florida, September 8, 2001(Courtesy Reuters). Drug Cartel Fragmentation and Violence

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents usher Fabio Ochoa, Colombian drug kingpin, to an awaiting vehicle following his extradition from Colombia to Florida, September 8, 2001(Courtesy Reuters). …

June 28, 2011

Americas
Evolving Views on Mexico’s War on Drugs Evolving Views on Mexico’s War on Drugs

Supporter of the peace caravan led by Mexican poet Sicilia holds a banner during a rally (Courtesy Reuters). The U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group convened in DC a couple of weeks ago, an annual …

September 15, 2016

Europe
Do Not Count (European) Fiscal Chickens Before They Hatch

The Wall Street Journal, building on a point made by Peterson’s Jacob Kirkegaard, seems convinced that the policy mood has shifted, and Europe is now poised to use fiscal policy to support its recove…

November 10, 2010

Mexico
U.S.-Mexico Relations Today

Ambassadors Carlos Pascual and Arturo Sarukhan discuss U.S.-Mexico economic and political relations, immigration policies, and the need to overcome negative media portrayals of Mexico. This session …

November 10, 2010

Mexico
200 Years of U.S.-Mexico Relations:Challenges for the 21st Century

12:00 to 12:30 PM Buffet Lunch 12:30 to 1:45 PM SESSION ONE:U.S.-Mexico Relations TodayCarlos Pascual, Ambassador of the United States to MexicoArturo Sarukhan, Ambassador of Mexico to the United St…