Alfredo Corchado, whose expertise spans the gamut of important topics in US-Mexico relations—the drug war, border security, immigration, and more—will give a talk at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center titled “Reporting Crime, Violence, and Narcotrafficking in Mexico: Challenges, Insights, and the Road Ahead” on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Corchado will describe issues he has encountered […]
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On September 28, 2021, Jhanisse Vaca Daza, cofounder of Ríos de Pie (Standing Rivers), a nonviolent citizen’s movement focused on human rights and environmental rights in Bolivia, spoke about politics and the environment in the Bolivian Amazon. Vaca Daza began her talk with images and descriptions of volunteer firefighters working with little or no equipment […]
On Wednesday, October 13, Ryan M. Lance, Chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips, the world’s largest independent oil and gas exploration and production company, will receive the 2021 McLane Leadership Award.
Civil wars are the most common form of warfare today, yet we have little systematic information on the leaders of rebel organizations. A new research tool helps fill that gap.
Although warfare is a pervasive geopolitical risk, its effects on firms’ day-to-day operations are poorly understood. In the latest issue of The Takeaway, “Warfare Is a ‘Train Wreck’ for Global Supply Chains: What Can Governments Do to Mitigate Its Ill Effects?“, Andres Jola-Sanchez, Assistant Professor of Information and Operations Management at the Texas A&M Mays […]
The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government & Public Service is pleased to announce the continuation of The Other Side of the Border: Ties that Bind and Issues that Divide, a speaker series organized by Bush School Assistant Professor Aileen Teague as part of the Institute’s Borders […]
Lobbying plays an important role in US politics and policy-making, which has not gone unnoticed by US firms. The latest issue of The Takeaway looks at how political strategy has become an important complement to firms’ market activities to improve profitability.
Healthcare for Texas seniors is addressed in a recent publication by the Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service’s Mosbacher Institute. The article explores some of the central barriers to effective healthcare and outlines policy changes to address them. The author notes that while Texas is growing proportionately older, the health challenges faced […]
Working conditions and labor issues remain among the most pressing issues affecting US and European trade policies, as illustrated by renewed, and potentially ineffective, government efforts to block imports that might be produced with forced labor. On April 19, 2021, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at Texas A&M University and the […]
On April 13, 2021, the Mosbacher Institute’s Borders and Migration Program hosted Ms. Ginger Jacobs, a California immigration attorney, who gave a talk titled “Myth-Busting around Immigration and Asylum.” The event was the second in a new speaker series called The Other Side of the Border – Ties That Bind and Issues That Divide, which […]