Luis Rubio

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Luis Rubio (Mexico) "is Director General of CIDAC (Center of Research for Development), an independent research institution devoted to the study of economic and political policy issues. Before joining CIDAC, in the 1970's he was Citibank planning director and adviser to the Secretary of the Treasury. He also served on the boards of The Mexico Equity and Income Fund and of The Central European Value Fund, Inc., and is member of the Trilateral Commission. He writes a weekly column for Reforma and is a frequent contributor to The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Los Angeles Times. In 1993 he was granted the Dag Hammarksjold Award and in 1998 the National Journalism Award for op-ed pieces. He is author and editor of thirty-seven books, including Tres Ensayos. Fobaproa, Privatizations and FTA; Mexico’s dilemma: The Political Origins of Economic Crisis; Political Reform: Necessary Component of Modernity; How will the Free Trade Agreement affect Mexico? and The Rule of Law in Mexico.

"He holds a diploma in Financial Management and his MA and PhD in political science are from Brandeis University." [1]