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List of notable or famous economists from Mexico, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in Mexico and even some popular economists who immigrated to Mexico. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Mexican economists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These economists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known economist from Mexico is included when available.

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This historic economists from Mexico list can help answer the questions "Who are some Mexican economists of note?" and "Who are the most famous economists from Mexico?" These prominent economists of Mexico may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Mexican economists.

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Agustín Carstens is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Economists from Mexico
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Agustín Guillermo Carstens Carstens is a Mexican economist who has served as Governor of the Bank of Mexico since 1 January 2010. In 2011, Carstens, along with Christine Lagarde, was one of the two final candidates to become the managing director of the International Monetary Fund. He previously served as Secretary of Finance in the cabinet of Felipe Calderón, as deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund and as Treasurer of the Bank of Mexico. In 2011 he was included in the 50 Most Influential ranking of Bloomberg Markets Magazine. ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

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Alberto Cinta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Economists from Mexico
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Alberto Emiliano Cinta Martínez is a Mexican economist, entrepreneur and politician who is a founder and became the first General Secretary of the New Alliance Party. He ran as the PANAL's candidate for Head of Government of the Federal District in the 2006 Federal District election. He is nowadays Deputy at the Chamber of Deputies for the Green Party and President of the Special Commission of Competitiveness. ...more

Age: 47

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Carlos Heredia is a Mexican economist born in Tampico, Tamaulipas in 1956. Heredia served as a Member of Mexico's 57th Congress from 1997 to 2000. He has held senior positions with Mexico’s Treasury Department and the Government of Mexico City. He was Senior Advisor on International Affairs to Lázaro Cárdenas-Batel, Governor of the State of Michoacán, from 2003 to 2008. He was the economic and international affairs spokesperson of the presidential campaign of Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas in 2000 and has since been his advisor in the Foundation for Democracy. Carlos Heredia has worked for almost thirty years with development NGOs, including two of Mexico's leading organizations of civil society, ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico

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Daniel Cosío Villegas was a prominent Mexican economist, essayist, historian and diplomat. Cosío Villegas was born in Mexico City. After studying one year in engineering and two years of philosophy, he received a B.A. in Law from the National University and took several courses in economics at Harvard, Wisconsin and Cornell. Later on he received master's degrees from the London School of Economics and the École libre de sciences politiques of Paris. After working briefly for Excélsior he joined José Vasconcelos in the production of La Antorcha magazine. In 1929 he served as secretary general of the National University, counselor to the Bank of Mexico, director of the National School of ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1898-1976)

Birthplace: Mexico

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