News and Events

The Mexico Program

News and Events

Three working papers by Mexico Program Visiting Scholars were posted recently:

Capital and Labor Mobility and the Size of Sub-national Governments: Evidence from a Panel of Mexican States

René Cabral Torres 

CID Working Paper No. 231, February 2012

Long term impact of a Cash-Transfers Program on Labor Outcomes of the Rural Youth
Eduardo Rodríguez-Oreggia and Samuel Freije
CID Working Paper No. 230, January 2012

Structural factors and the "War on Drugs" effects on the upsurge in homicides in Mexico
Eduardo Rodríguez-Oreggia and Miguel Flores
CID Working Paper No. 229, January 2012

Recent events

Meeting the Challenges of Mexico’s Future: Strategies for Leadership and Performance
Forty-three legislative and government officials from the federal, state, and local levels of Mexico participated in this custom executive program in Cambridge on January 4-13, 2012.  Merilee Grindle and Mary Hilderbrand were co-faculty chairs.

Working Group on Transnational Organized Crime
Mexico Program co-sponsored along with DRCLAS and Harvard Law School. [More]

US-Mexico Relations and Drug War Policy
Summer course (June 12-24, 2011) for EGAP students. Moshik Temkin and Mary Hilderbrand were faculty chairs; 34 EGAP students attended.

Plan Merida, “Beyond Merida”, and the Future
Conference held June 20, 2011 as part of summer course.  Jorge Castañeda and John Feeley, Charge d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Mexico, participated, among others.

Case Teaching in Public Policy Programs
Workshop taught by Merilee Grindle and Mary Hilderbrand for EGAP faculty and doctoral students. Held December 1, 2011 (Monterrey) and January 26, 2011 (Mexico City—Santa Fe campus).

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