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Would Drug Legalization End Mexico’s Violence?

July 08, 2011

Kip Beckman Kip Beckman
Principal Research Associate,
Economic Services

Over the past few years media stories about Mexico have been dominated by the incredibly violent war between rival drug cartels and the Mexican government. In the latter part of May gun fights between cartels in the central Mexican state of Michoacan ...

America’s Lost Decade?

July 04, 2011

Glen Hodgson
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist
Forecasting and Analysis

In a recent article that appeared in The Washington Post and the Financial Times, former U.S. Treasury Secretary and Harvard University president Larry Summers, now back teaching economics at Harvard, speculated that the U.S. is in the midst ...

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