June, 2024

  • 11 June

    The Elections in Mexico and the Volatility of the Mexican Peso in 2024

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist and Research Professor (PhD). The recent elections in Mexico have been a historic event, marking the election of Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum as the first female president of the country. Dr. Sheinbaum, former mayor of Mexico City, had the backing of the outgoing President López Obrador …

April, 2024

  • 24 April

    Migration could boost the US economy by $7 trillion over the next decade

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher (PhD). Mexicans in the US contribute over $324 billion to the US economy. The US economy is surpassing economic expectations with migrant support. Migrants aided pandemic recovery and may be crucial for future US needs to remain the world’s economic power. Increased migration …

  • 13 April

    Trade and Economic Wars in the 21st Century

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher (PhD). Trade wars have been a significant phenomenon in the 21st century, impacting economies and global trade relations. The China-United States trade war is the greatest economic conflict of modern history and has important implications for geopolitics and the global economy. It underscores …

March, 2024

  • 11 March

    Migration and Economy: The Focus of Mexico and the U.S. in 2024

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist, Professor, and Researcher (PhD). In 2024, one of the most important focal points in the bilateral relationship between Mexico and the United States is migration and the economy. The Mexico-U.S. border is a central issue for both Biden and Trump in 2024, along with other …

February, 2024

  • 28 February

    Insecurity and Nearshoring in Mexico during 2024

    By Dr. Alejandro Díaz Bautista, International Economist and Research Professor in International Economics at El Colef. Visiting Fellow UCSD’s Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (USMEX) at the School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS). There are diverse benefits that Nearshoring can bring to Mexico in the coming years, from creating new …

January, 2024

  • 28 January

    Federal Reserve’s Key Inflation Gauge Sees 0.2% Uptick in December, Registers 2.9% Annual Increase

    -Editorial The latest data on inflation, released on Friday, revealed a moderation in the rate of price increases as 2023 concluded. In December, the Commerce Department’s personal consumption expenditures price index, a crucial metric for the Federal Reserve, rose by 0.2% every month and 2.9% annually, excluding food and energy. …

  • 10 January

    Global Economy Set for Weakest Performance in Years

    -Editorial As the world nears the midpoint of what was intended to be a transformative decade for development, the global economy is set to rack up a sorry record by the end of 2024 —the slowest half-decade of GDP growth in 30 years, according to the World Bank’s latest Global …

December, 2023

  • 21 December

    The state of the economy will affect the 2024 elections in Mexico and the United States

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher (PhD.). What is happening now in the economy will have a significant impact on the presidential elections in Mexico and the United States in 2024. In addition to international issues such as wars, migration, and insecurity, the economy is what matters to voters, …

  • 10 December

    Gen Z is Tightening its Belt, with 73% Modifying Lifestyles Due to Inflation

    -Editorial About 85% of Gen Zers cite one or more barriers to achieving financial success. Topping the list is the higher cost of living, cited by 53% of respondents to Bank of America’s annual Better Money Habits survey. The new research provides timely insights into approaches this younger generation is …

October, 2023