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Mosbacher Institute Welcomes Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mexico

August 25, 2016

Dr. Manuel Sánchez González, deputy governor of the Bank of Mexico

Dr. Manuel Sánchez González

On Thursday, Sept. 15, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, will host an event featuring Dr. Manuel Sánchez González, deputy governor of the Bank of Mexico. The event, “Changing Structure of the Mexican Economy: Mexico as a Regional Leader,” will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum following a reception beginning at 5 p.m.

González is a member of the Governing Board and deputy governor at the Bank of Mexico, Mexico’s central bank. The bank’s main functions are to provide currency to the Mexican economy, ensure the stability of the domestic currency’s purchasing power, and promote sound financial markets. Prior to this appointment, he was director of investment at Valanza México, the private equity unit of BBVA, the largest financial institution in Mexico.

Previously, González was director general of the Center for Economic Analysis and Research at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico City. He was professor of economics there and has also taught economics at several Mexican and American universities, including Boston College and the University of Chicago. He holds an MA and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.

He is the author of numerous articles published in books, professional journals, and magazines. He led research for and was the editor of the book Privatization in Latin America, published in 1993, with contributions from research centers in Chile, Mexico, Colombia, and Argentina. He is the author of Economía Mexicana para Desencantados, published in 2006. He has written op-ed articles for several newspapers and a popular column for the Mexican newspaper Reforma.

The event is open to the public, but registration is required. To register, visit bush.tamu.edu/sanchez/. For more information, call 979-845-1927 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).