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May, 2018

  • 26 May

    Reduction of taxes on the northern border would reduce tax collection in years of austerity

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) Reduction of taxes on the northern border would reduce tax collection in years of economic austerity and encourage tax evasion practices. It is impossible to reduce taxes in years of economic austerity. In 2013, the federal government raised 556,794 million pesos (mdp) for taxation. …

  • 22 May

    2018’s Best Places for Summer Jobs

    With summer approaching and many young adults expected to look for short-term work in order to bridge their finances or grow their professional skills, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2018’s Best Places for Summer Jobs. To help job seekers find the best summer employment opportunities, WalletHub’s analysts …

  • 10 May

    It’s Urgent to Have a Decent Minimum Wage for Workers

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) In Mexico, a decent minimum wage for workers is urgently needed. All presidential candidates must support the proposal to increase minimum wage. Minimum Wage must reach 98.15 pesos and up to 100 pesos a day. Mexico’s general minimum wage is the lowest among the …

  • 3 May

    What 19 in 20 Americans Don’t Know About World Poverty

    What 19 in 20 Americans Don’t Know About World Poverty An overwhelming majority—95 percent—of Americans are confused about the state of global poverty By: Chelsea Follett An overwhelming majority—95 percent—of Americans are confused about the state of global poverty. A survey from the late Hans Rosling’s web project Gapminder assessed the public’s knowledge …

April, 2018

March, 2018

  • 24 March

    Baja California is preparing with infrastructure in case of ceasing of NAFTA

    -Editorial Faced with the expectation that a renegotiation of NAFTA will be achieved, state governor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid stated that he is hopeful that this treaty will be a win, win, win for the 3 countries at stake. The state executive mentioned that he believes that the treaty will …

  • 11 March

    The United States imposes tariffs on steel and aluminum

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) Canada and Mexico are exempt while negotiating NAFTA. The president of the United States, Donald Trump, signed a Proclamation that imposes tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, but said that his country should show flexibility and cooperation with friendly countries. “Canada and Mexico …

February, 2018

  • 23 February

    NAFTA moves forward in 2018

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD). – Automotive content rules in NAFTA. The seventh round of NAFTA will take place from February 25 to March 5 in Mexico City. Rules of origin is one of the most discussed topics in conversations. “The rules for automotive content, one of the most …

  • 19 February

    The economy of Baja California and Mexico grew in the last year

    By: Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) Against all odds, Mexico’s economy has growth in the first year of Trump. One year after Trump took office, NAFTA remains in place. When Trump won the election a year ago, the Mexican peso fell by approximately 11%. A year later, the Mexican economy is …

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