Speaker: Gerardo Esquivel, Professor of Economics at El Colegio de Mexico, and Executive Coordinator of Research at the Instituto Belisario Domínguez of the Mexican Senate
About the session: The session will discuss the future of trade (NAFTA) and migration flows between Mexico and the U.S. in the context of the Trump administration. What are the scenarios? Is NAFTA over? What can be expected in migration policy?
About the Speaker: Gerardo Esquivel received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard in 1997. He also holds a B.A. in economics from the National University Autonomous of Mexico (UNAM, 1989) and an M.A. in economics from El Colegio de Mexico (1991). He is currently a Professor of Economics at El Colegio de Mexico, where he has been since 1998, and is the Executive Coordinator of Research at the Instituto Belisario Domínguez of the Mexican Senate. Previously, he worked as a Senior Macroeconomics Researcher at the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID). Mr. Esquivel has also been a consultant for the International Monetary Fund, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program and the Central Bank in Mexico. In 2011, Mr. Esquivel was Tinker Visiting Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy in the University of Chicago. Dr. Esquivel has written extensively on several economic issues and has received numerous distinctions for his research.