Lecture: NAFTA, Trade, and Development


Location: Hesburgh Center, Room C103

Gerardo Esquivel, Centro de Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México; Tinker Visiting Professor, University of Chicago

Gerardo Esquivel is professor of economics at El Colegio de Mexico, where he serves as the editor of Estudios Economicos. Currently the Tinker Visiting Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, Esquivel has written extensively on economic issues. Previously, he was a researcher at the Harvard Institute for International Development and a consultant for the International Monetary Fund, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme, and Mexico’s Central Bank. The former economic advisor to Mexico City’s secretary of finance, he also served as a consultant to Mexico’s Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of the Economy. He is the recipient of the 2005 National Prize for Research given annually by the Mexican Academy of Sciences to the outstanding Mexican scholar in the social sciences under 40 years of age. Esquivel holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.