LACEA's President

Santiago Levy Algazi, a Mexican economist, became Vice President for Sector and Knowledge at the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in March 2008. From August 2007 to February 2008, he served as the IADB’s Chief Economist. From 2000 to 2005, he served as General Director at the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS).  From 1994 to 2000, he served as the Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico, becoming the main architect of the social program Progresa-Oportunidades, which benefits the poor.  His previous positions include President of the Federal Competition Commission and Director of the Economic Deregulation Program at the Ministry of Trade and Industrial Promotion. Dr. Levy has advised several governments and international organizations and has held several teaching positions, including Professor at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo of Mexico and Assistant Professor at Boston University. He holds a PhD in Economics and a Master’s in Political Economy from Boston University. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Cambridge University. He has published five books and over seventy articles in various areas of development economics.
 

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2015-2017 Officers

President

Santiago Levy  

Vice-President

Raquel Fernandez

Executive Committee

Laura Alfaro

Maria Laura Alzua

Gustavo Canavire

Pedro Dal Bó 

Marcela Eslava

Francisco Ferreira

Francisco Gallego

Adriana Kugler

Hugo Ñopo

Verónica Rappaport

Eric Verhoogen

Sergio Urzua


Past-Presidents

Eduardo Lora
2016-2017

Eduardo Engel
2014-2015

Roberto Rigobón
2012-2013

Ricardo Hausmann
2010-2011

Mauricio Cárdenas
2008-2009

Andrés Velasco
2006-2007

Mariano Tommasi
2004-2005

Sebastián Edwards
2002-2003

Guillermo Calvo
2000-2001

Nora Lustig (President Emeritus)
1998-1999

Albert Fishlow (President Emeritus)
1996-1997
 

Secretariat

Fedesarrollo

Secretary

Angela Fonseca

Treasurer

Sergio Schmukler

 

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We are pleased to announce that LACEA's Elections 2019 are now open. Your votes will be received until November 17, 2019. Please note that you should log in with your username and password in order to vote. Only votes of active members of LACEA will be taken into consideration. You can submit your votes here.


The Global Development Network is calling for expressions of interest from research teams based in research institutions in developing countries to act as national focal points for GDN’s Doing Research Program. As National Focal Points, the teams would be expected to mobilize research and have experience in research of the education, research or innovation sectors of their countries. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Click here to apply


Economia, the journal of LACEA is happy to announce that it started to accept submissions at any time. Submissions should be done electronically in the following link. For more information, please click here


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LACEA has established itself as the leading association of economists interested in the problems of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. For 25 years we have contributed to strengthening ties between the research community and economic decision makers in the region and we have fostered debate and dissemination of better economic and social policies based on economic research. On the occasion of our 25th Anniversary we ask you to donate to make LACEA financially sustainable for the years to come. Please take one minute to donate and join in the celebration of this milestone. Thank you!

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