Clemente Ruiz Durán

Clemente Ruiz Durán holds a PhD in Economics from Pittsburgh University (1975) and a Masters from the University of Uppsala, Sweden (1971). In 2004 he received the doctor Honoris Causa at the University of Baja California. He currently serves as a full-time professor at the Faculty of Economics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and member level III of the National System of Researchers (SNI). He has written more than 120 papers, author of 17 books and coordinator of 10, with works such as “Targeting policies and structural requirements to reduce informality” in the book coordinated by Martínez Soria titled “Informality:legislative implications and public policies to reduce it”. He has collaborated with international institutions such as United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Inter-American Development Bank (BID), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) and World Bank. He has collaborated with national institutions such as Ministry of Labour and Social Security (Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Socia, STPS), Ministry of Social Development (Secretaría de Desarrollo Social), Ministry of Economy (Secretaría de Economía), Ministry of Public Education (Secretaría de Educación Pública), National Savings Bank (Banco del Ahorro Nacional), among others. His main research lines are the following:

  • Regional development, taxation and democracy
  • Complexity, and economic diversification
  • Mexican economy
  • Labor economics
  • Informal labor markets
  • Migration
  • Industrial Policy
  • Financial inclusion

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