Benjamín García-Páez

Benjamín García-Páez is Professor of Economics at the National University of Mexico (UNAM). He earned a PhD in Economics at UNAM (1993) and holds one MSc from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (IMPCOL) (1987), likewise a Diploma in Economics of Energy and Development for Surrey University, England (1986). His academic training has been enhanced being academic visitor in the Université de Grenoble, France (1992), Kent University at Canterbury (2000/2001), and in Cambridge University, England, (2010-2011 and 2013-2014). Since 1988 is Lecturer in subjects such as Growth and Development Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics at the Faculty of Economics, UNAM, where he also has created many research academic teams and formed plenty of human resources at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His current research lines include: “Financing of the Development Process”, “Industrialisation and re-industrialisation Strategies”, “Productivity and Industrial Policy” and “Natural Resources Economics”. He is senior fellow of the UK Energy Institute; belongs to the Old Centralians Alumni of IMPCOL (1999) and his publications, let alone several research articles, include the following authored books: The Oil Policy in México; Environmental Economics; The Education Merits; Skills for Economics Study, The Economist Praxis; External Capital and Economic Growth in México (2007); Advisory in Management, Economy and Finance (2010); and Microeconomics; Basis Principles and Extensions (2020)”. Finally, among the institutional posts fulfilled standout: Head of the Specialisation Programme in Economics (2004-2008) and Coordinator of the Economic Development Knowledge Field, both in the Economics Faculty, UNAM. At present, he lives in Mexico City, Mexico.

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