The leaders of this conference are Oscar Ugarteche Galarza and Alicia Puyana Mutis.
Oscar Ugarteche Galarza
Ph. D in History and Philosophy from the University of Bergen, Norway, M. Sc. from the London Business School of the U of London, BS in Finance from the College of Business Administration, Fordham University, New York. Previously working at the Catholic University of Peru and international consultant on foreign debt issues, he moved to Mexico in 2005, and entered the Institute of Economic Research at UNAM as a professor at the Faculty of Economics and senior researcher. He belongs to the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores since 2008. His career includes visiting scholarships at University of Newcastle, 2014; the Latin America Institute of the Frei Universitat von Berlin, 2011; Institute of Latin American Studies, U. of London, 2000; Centre for Development, U. of Bergen 1993 and 1995, St Antony´s College, Oxford, 1987. He published fifty book chapters, nearly sixty papers, and twenty two books (some of which are in multiple editions), mostly in Spanish, one in English. Some recent titles include: Historia Crítica del Fondo Monetario Internacional; Arquitectura Financiera Internacional: genealogía 1850-2008; La Gran Mutación. El capitalismo en el siglo XXI.
Alicia Puyana Mutis
D. Phil in Economics by Oxford University. Professor and researcher at Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, FLACSO, 1997 to day, teaching economic growth for D. Phil courses at FLACSO. Member of: the Colombian Academy of Economics Sciences, the Mexican Academy of Sciences, the International Development Economics Association IDEAS, the Consejo Editorial de la Editorial Anthen Press (for the Anthen Studies on Globalization). Her latest book publications (as an author, coauthor, or editor) since 2012 include: La economía petrolera en un mercado politizado y global. México y Colombia; México. De la crisis de la deuda al estancamiento económico; Diez años del TLCAN. Las experiencias del sector agropecuario mexicano; América Latina. Problemas del Desarrollo en la Globalización 1980-2013; Strategies against Poverty. Designs from the North and Alternatives from the South