INSTITUTO MEXICANO PARA LA COMPETITIVIDAD

INSTITUTO MEXICANO PARA LA COMPETITIVIDAD

Mexico City, Mexico

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ABOUT

The mission of Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad is to provide relevant, actionable proposals based on applied research and data to improve public policy and enhance Mexico's capability to attract and retain talent and investment for the country's development. It is a not-for-profit, non-partisan, evidence-based think tank and advocacy organization.

IN THE NEWS

BEACON CENTER OF TENNESSEE NAMED FINALIST FOR 2017 TEMPLETON FREEDOM AWARD

For decades, Tennessee has claimed to be an income tax-free state, even passing a constitutional amendment banning taxes on income. And for decades, this has been a lie – the state has continually taxed income derived from savings, stocks, and bonds since 1929 through its grandfathered-in "Hall Tax." But last year Beacon Center...

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MEXICAN GOVERNMENT SPYWARE USED AGAINST ANTI-CORRUPTION THINK TANK

Juan Pardinas, the general director of the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness [Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad-(IMCO), an Atlas Network partner based in Mexico City, has been one of the targets of a sophisticated hacking scheme since 2015. Pardinas, his wife and a few others at IMCO received numerous threatening tex...

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HELPING MUNICIPALITIES IN MEXICO TAME SOARING BUDGETS

Municipal spending is rising in Mexico, growing by 66.8 percent during the decade from 2004 to 2014, according to the seventh edition of the Municipal Budget Information Index (IIPM), an annual publication from Atlas Network partner Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad (IMCO). In fact, Mexican municipalities and delegations...

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