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Read the article North American Workforce Initiative Recommendations .
Sep 13, 2022

North American Workforce Initiative Recommendations

By: Matthew Rooney, Jenny Villatoro, Tiffany Melvin
The North America Workforce Initiative, a joint undertaking co-chaired by the George W. Bush Institute–SMU Economic Growth Initiative and NASCO (North American Strategy for Competitiveness), began in 2016 to develop and test practical approaches to workforce development across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and issue recommendations to strengthen the region’s global competitiveness.
Read the article A Honduran Reset.
Nov 16, 2021

A Honduran Reset

On Nov. 28 Hondurans will cast their ballot in the upcoming general election, shaping many policy issues, including the country's economic policy framework.
Read the article North America is the key to Central America.

North America is the key to Central America

By: Matthew Rooney
As part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center, the Bush Institute's Matthew Rooney shares how linking USMCA with CAFTA will contribute greatly to breaking the vicious cycle of poverty, rampant crime, and institutional weakness in Central America.
Read the article World Banks' "Doing Business" Report and Impact to Bush Institute's Global Competitiveness Scorecard.
Jan 28, 2022

World Banks' "Doing Business" Report and Impact to Bush Institute's Global Competitiveness Scorecard

By: Nicholas Saliba
In late 2021, the World Bank announced its decision to discontinue the annual "Doing Business" report. This report, a widely-cited evaluation, was used as a key pillar to calculating the scores and grades of the Bush Institute's Global Competitiveness Scorecard.

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