Jun 26, 2012 The town of Espinal in Southwest Mexico uses its own currency, the tumin, as well as the peso. Some say this boosts the local economy.
Apr 24, 2012 The flow of people moving between Mexico and the U.S. is now close to zero right now. That surprising new data today comes from the non-partisan Pew Hispanic Center. By comparison, over the last four decades, an estimated 12 million Mexicans came to the United States.
Apr 23, 2012 The New York Times reports that Wal-Mart's Mexican subsidiary paid millions of dollars in bribes in order to put its stores all over Mexico.
Apr 3, 2012 A man deported to Mexico struggles to be reunited with his kids, now in North Carolina foster care.
Mar 6, 2012 The cost of rent in cities like L.A. or New York stands in the way of many people earning higher wages. Author Matthew Yglesias says the issue could be solved if cities loosen building regulations.
Feb 7, 2012 New Haven attracts families to a new mixed-income community with a popular lottery.
Feb 3, 2012 Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell discuss the possibility of more transparency on 401(k) fees. Plus, callers ask questions about supporting retired parents and the pros and cons of uprooting a family for a new job.
Jan 17, 2012 Chinese companies buying up factories in Mexico: one example of how skilled manufacturing is changing.
Jan 12, 2012 Jobless claims had been on the decline over the past month or so, and with the unemployment rate going down, we have seen an uptick of Latino immigrant workers in this country, who are sending money back home.