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US Mexico Chamber - Vice Governor Javier Guzman event 


About Mr.Guzman

Javier Guzmán Calafell holds a B.A. in economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where he graduated with honors in 1976. He also has two masters’ degrees in economics, one from the University of Leuven and the other from Yale University. He joined the Banco de México in 1980, where he held different top level positions such as Director of External Relations and Director of International Affairs. In addition, he was the Alternate Executive Director for Mexico at the Caribbean Development Bank from 1987 to 1990.

From 1994 to 1999, he served as an Advisor, Alternate Executive Director, and Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund, representing Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, and Venezuela.

He also worked as an advisor for Ernesto Zedillo, former President of Mexico, in the High Level Group on Financing for Development, established by the UN Secretary General in support of the International Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey.

In 2008, the Center for Latin American Studies’ (CEMLA) Assembly elected him General Director of that institution. He held that position from January 2010 to February 2013.

He is the author of many articles in international trade and finance, foreign debt, capital flight, monetary and exchange rate policy, and international organizations, among others. He has also been editor/coordinator of the books: APEC: “Improving the Allocation of Domestic Saving for Economic Development”; 2003; G20: “Institution Building in the Financial Sector” (with Jüergen Stark, Deutsche Bundesbank), 2005; G20: “Economic Growth” (with Monde Mnyande, South African Reserve Bank, and He Jianxiong, The People’s Bank of China), 2006; G20: “Competition in the Financial Sector” (with Miranda S. Goeltom, Bank of Indonesia), 2008, CEMLA/SEACEN: “The Implementation of Monetary Policy: Lessons from the Crisis and Challenges for Coming Years” (with A.G. Karunasena, The SEACEN Centre), 2012, and CEMLA: “Central Bank Cooperation at the Beginning of the 21st Century”, CEMLA 60th Anniversary Conference, 2012.

Javier Guzmán will serve as Deputy Governor of the Banco de México from February 14, 2013 to December 31, 2020.

Visit of the Vice Governor of Mexico's Central Bank

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Time: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Address: 333 South Hope Street, 43rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1422

Friday, November 1, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Location: Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP 
Address: 12275 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

Conference (San Diego)
Location: UC San Diego (UCSD)
The Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (USMEX) at UC San Diego, Rafael Fernández de Castro, Ph.D. Director Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies UC San Diego

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