LUIS DE LA CALLE
Managing Director and Founding Partner of De la Calle, Madrazo,Mancera, S.C. (CMM). Before joining the private sector, he served asundersecretary of International Trade Negotiations in the MexicanMinistry of Economy; he was Minister of Trade Issues for theMexican Embassy in Washington, D.C.; and worked for the WorldBank as Chief Economist for the Czech and Slovac Republics, Polandand former Zaire. He is a member of various businesses councils,civil and professional associations. He is a regular speaker onsubjects ranging from international trade, to the state of theMexican economy and other topics of academic research. He hasextensive teaching experience. His column “¿Qué más?” ispublished biweekly in the newspaper El Universal. He has a degreein economics by Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM),and a Master and PhD in Economics from the University of Virginia.
President of the Center of Research for Development, A.C. (CIDAC).He writes a weekly column in the newspaper
and is afrequent writer for
The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journaland Los Angeles Times
. In 1985 he received the best book award“APRA”, in 1993 the “Award Dag Hammarksjold” and in 1998 the“National Journalism Award” for his op-ed pieces. He is the authorand editor of forty two books, including
El acertijo de le legitimi-dad, México 2025: el futuro se construye hoy, El poder de lacompetitividad, Políticas Económicas del México Contemporáneo, Tres ensayos. Fobaproa, Privatización y TLC, El dilema de México: losorígenes políticos de la crisis económica, Reforma del sistemapolítico mexicano: componente necesario de la modernidad,¿Cómo va a afectar a México el Tratado de Libre Comercio?
A lapuerta de la ley: el estado de derecho en México
. He has a Diplomain Financial Management, and a MBA, Master and PhD in PoliticalScience from Brandeis University.