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The Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (in English
English language
English is a West Germanic language that arose in the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England and spread into what was to become south-east Scotland under the influence of the Anglian medieval kingdom of Northumbria...

: Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology), commonly known as ITAM, is a private Ph.D.
Ph.D.
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-granting research university located in Mexico City
Mexico City
Mexico City is the Federal District , capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole...

, Mexico
Mexico
The United Mexican States , commonly known as Mexico , is a federal constitutional republic in North America. It is bordered on the north by the United States; on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of...

. It is one of the nation's preeminent institutions of higher learning, the best private university in Mexico according to El Universal
El Universal (Mexico City)
El Universal is a major Mexican newspaper.El Universal was founded by Félix Palavicini and Emilio Rabasa in October 1916, in the city of Santiago de Queretaro to cover the end of the Mexican Revolution and the creation of the new Mexican Constitution...

; the best undergraduate Accounting, Business, International Relations and Economics school in Mexico City according to Reforma
Reforma
Reforma is a Mexican newspaper based in Mexico City. It has 276,700 readers in Mexico City. The paper shares content with other papers in parent newsgroup Grupo Reforma. The cumulative readership of the newsgroup is above 400,000...

; and the best Business School
Business school
A business school is a university-level institution that confers degrees in Business Administration. It teaches topics such as accounting, administration, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, information systems, marketing, organizational behavior, public relations, strategy, human resource...

 in Latin America
Latin America
Latin America is a region of the Americas where Romance languages  – particularly Spanish and Portuguese, and variably French – are primarily spoken. Latin America has an area of approximately 21,069,500 km² , almost 3.9% of the Earth's surface or 14.1% of its land surface area...

 according to America Economia
América Economía
América Economía is a Latin American magazine founded in 1986 by Chilean Elías Selman and Swedish Nils Strandberg.The 1980s was considered the lost decade in Latin America but Selman and Strandberg decided to take risk and create the first Latin American business magazine.Since 1986 AméricaEconomía...

 (2010). Also, it is considered one of Mexico's think tanks.

History


ITAM was founded as the Instituto Tecnológico de México (ITM), on March 29, 1946 under the aegis of the Mexican Association of Culture (Asociación Mexicana de Cultura). A group of wealthy individuals with interests in banking, industry and commerce, led by Don Raúl Baillères
Raúl Baillères
Raúl Baillères created a business empire in Mexico. He founded the "Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México" on March 29, 1946....

, created the institution with the goal of using higher education as a promoter of economic and industrial change in Mexico.

It was originally an Economics School
Economics
Economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The term economics comes from the Ancient Greek from + , hence "rules of the house"...

 and one year later it opened its undergraduate Business School
Business school
A business school is a university-level institution that confers degrees in Business Administration. It teaches topics such as accounting, administration, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, information systems, marketing, organizational behavior, public relations, strategy, human resource...

. Due to the opening of the Accounting School
Accountancy
Accountancy is the process of communicating financial information about a business entity to users such as shareholders and managers. The communication is generally in the form of financial statements that show in money terms the economic resources under the control of management; the art lies in...

, the institute grew from 52 students in 1947 to 500 in 1951. In 1963, by government decree, the ITAM was recognized as a “Free University School” and became autonomous (hence its name). However the inclusion of the word autonomous in its name was not recognized by the government until 1985.

During the 1970’s new programs were added including Applied Mathematics
Applied mathematics
Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that concerns itself with mathematical methods that are typically used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Thus, "applied mathematics" is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge...

 (1974), Social Science (1975) and a Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration
The Master of Business Administration is a :master's degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. The MBA designation originated in the United States, emerging from the late 19th century as the country industrialized and companies sought out...

 (1974). In the 80’s and 90’s the additions were: Law
Law school
A law school is an institution specializing in legal education.- Law degrees :- Canada :...

 (1980), Actuarial Science
Actuarial science
Actuarial science is the discipline that applies mathematical and statistical methods to assess risk in the insurance and finance industries. Actuaries are professionals who are qualified in this field through education and experience...

(1982), Computer Science
Computer science
Computer science or computing science is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and of practical techniques for their implementation and application in computer systems...

 (1983), Political Science
Political science
Political Science is a social science discipline concerned with the study of the state, government and politics. Aristotle defined it as the study of the state. It deals extensively with the theory and practice of politics, and the analysis of political systems and political behavior...

 (1991, instead of Social Science), International Relations
International relations
International relations is the study of relationships between countries, including the roles of states, inter-governmental organizations , international nongovernmental organizations , non-governmental organizations and multinational corporations...

 (1992), Telematics
Telematics
Telematics typically is any integrated use of telecommunications and informatics, also known as ICT...

 (1993) and Industrial Engineering
Industrial engineering
Industrial engineering is a branch of engineering dealing with the optimization of complex processes or systems. It is concerned with the development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of integrated systems of people, money, knowledge, information, equipment, energy, materials, analysis...

 (1997). During the last decade the academic offer was increased by the establishment of Business Engineering
Business engineering
Business Engineering is an interdisciplinary field of engineering that focuses on how complex businesses should be designed and managed.- Overview :...

 (2004), Financial Management
Managerial finance
Managerial finance is the branch of finance that concerns itself with the managerial significance of finance techniques. It is focused on assessment rather than technique....

 and Mechatronics
Mechatronics
Mechatronics is the combination of mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, computer engineering, software engineering, control engineering, and systems design engineering in order to design, and manufacture useful products. Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field of engineering, that is...

 (2010).

Campi


During its first four years the ITAM was originally located in a house in Mexico City
Mexico City
Mexico City is the Federal District , capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole...

's centro in 518 La Palma street. In 1950 the institute moved to 65 Serapio Rendón street in the Colonia San Rafael. During the late 50’s it moved once more to a new building built specially for the institute at the corner of Marina Nacional street and Lago Zirahuen street in the Colonia Anáhuac. Finally, in 1978, ITAM moved to its current campus in 1 Río Hondo, in San Ángel
San Ángel
San Ángel is a colonia or neighborhood of Mexico City, located in the southwest in Álvaro Óbregon borough. Historically, it was a rural community, called Tenanitla in the pre Hispanic period. Its current name is derived from the El Carmen monastery school called San Ángel Mártir...

. In 1991 the smaller graduate school campus, in 939 Camino Santa Teresa, was opened.

Rectors


During its 60 years ITAM has had eight rector
Rector
The word rector has a number of different meanings; it is widely used to refer to an academic, religious or political administrator...

s:
  • Arturo Fernández Pérez, (1992 to date).
  • Javier Beristain Iturbide, (1972-1991).
  • Antonio Carrillo Flores
    Antonio Carrillo Flores
    Antonio Carrillo Flores was a Mexican statesman, born in Mexico City. He was the second son of composer Julián Carrillo Trujillo....

    , (1971-1972).
  • Joaquín Gómez Morín, (1968-1971).
  • Enrique Moreno de Tagle, (1967-1968).
  • Gustavo Petricioli Iturbide
    Gustavo Petricioli
    Gustavo Petricioli Iturbide was a Mexican economist who served as Secretary of Finance in the last cabinet of Miguel de la Madrid and as Mexican ambassador to the United States ....

    , (1967).
  • Agustín de la Llera, (1952-1967).
  • Eduardo García Máynez, (1946-1951).

Academic Divisions (Schools)


Today the institute has 38 academic programs dependent organized on 5 academic divisions, subdivided in 14 academic departments (equivalent to Schools). The academic programs include Licenciaturas and Ingenierias (equivalent to B.A.
Bachelor of Arts
A Bachelor of Arts , from the Latin artium baccalaureus, is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, the sciences, or both...

, B.Sc.
Bachelor of Science
A Bachelor of Science is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years .-Australia:In Australia, the BSc is a 3 year degree, offered from 1st year on...

 and LL.B.
Bachelor of Laws
The Bachelor of Laws is an undergraduate, or bachelor, degree in law originating in England and offered in most common law countries as the primary law degree...

), as well as Masters (M.A.
Master of Arts (postgraduate)
A Master of Arts from the Latin Magister Artium, is a type of Master's degree awarded by universities in many countries. The M.A. is usually contrasted with the M.S. or M.Sc. degrees...

, MBA and M.Sc.
Master of Science
A Master of Science is a postgraduate academic master's degree awarded by universities in many countries. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences including the social sciences.-Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay:...

) and a Ph.D. program.

Academic Division of Economics, Law and Social Sciences (School of Economics, Law and Social Sciences)


This division is in charge of:
  • B.A./B.Sc. in Economics.
  • B.A. in Political Science.
  • LL.B. in Laws.
  • M.A. in Economics (Applied Economics).
  • M.A. in Administrative Law and Government Regulation.
  • M.A. in Public Policies.
  • M.Sc. in Economic Theory.
  • Ph.D. in Economics.

Department of Economics

The ITAM, through this department, offers an education in modern economics, with a considerable emphasis on analytic techniques and economic models, in line with the subjects being taught in economics department around the world. The Department of Economics has been especially influential. It is a major feeder for Latin American candidates into top international graduate programs, and has played an important role in the economic liberalization process that the Mexican Government started in the mid 80's; in the last 20 years most of Mexico's Secretaries and Deputy Secretaries of Finance have been either ITAM professors or alumni. The department is ranked as the best Economics school in Mexico, depending on the survey, and one of the Top 75 Economics departments globally.
Department of Political Science

Because of the economics leading career, the Department of Political Science was invited to be the leading faculty in the field since the middle eighties. With the formal change of the career in 1991, the program was adapted to the modern American political science and incorpored important tools like mathematics, economics and statistics. The program has a tremendous success, being the principal school in the subject, because of the number of students and all full-time faculty did doctoral studies in world's leading universities like Harvard, Stanford, Columbia
Columbia University
Columbia University in the City of New York is a private, Ivy League university in Manhattan, New York City. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded before the...

, Duke
Duke University
Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco industrialist James B...

, Chicago
University of Chicago
The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It was founded by the American Baptist Education Society with a donation from oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller and incorporated in 1890...

, Michigan
University of Michigan
The University of Michigan is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan...

, Princeton
Princeton University
Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. The school is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and is one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution....

, UCLA, UCSD, and Yale
Yale University
Yale University is a private, Ivy League university located in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States...

. Many of his undergraduate students are recruited in the best universities in the United States and Europe and others are employed in the federal and local governments and political parties
Political party
A political party is a political organization that typically seeks to influence government policy, usually by nominating their own candidates and trying to seat them in political office. Parties participate in electoral campaigns, educational outreach or protest actions...

.

Academic Division of Management and Accountancy (Business School)


The division is in charge of:
  • B.A. in Business Administration.
  • B.A. in Public Accountancy and Financial Strategy.
  • B.A. in Financial Management.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA).
  • Executive MBA.
  • M.A. in International Management.
  • M.A. in Management Sciences.
  • M.A. in Marketing.
  • M.A. in Accountancy.
  • M.Sc. in Finances.

Academic Division of Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Statistics (School of Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Statistics Sciences)


The division is in charge of:
  • B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics.
  • B.Sc. in Actuarial Science.
  • M.Sc. in Risk Management.

Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at ITAM consists of full time researchers with graduate degrees who follow active research lines and publish in internationally renowned journals. The department has also participated in the global mathematics community by hosting several international applied mathematics conferences over the years. Its main strengths lie in numerical analysis, financial mathematics, stochastic processes
Stochastic
Stochastic refers to systems whose behaviour is intrinsically non-deterministic. A stochastic process is one whose behavior is non-deterministic, in that a system's subsequent state is determined both by the process's predictable actions and by a random element. However, according to M. Kac and E...

, real analysis and dynamic systems applied to the social sciences. Both BSc programs it maintains have been hugely successful in providing high level technical skills to its students, which often obtain graduate degrees abroad in Math, Finance, Economics, Statistics and Operations Research.

Academic Division of General and International Studies (School of General and International Studies)


This division is in charge of:
  • B.A. in International Relations.

Department of International Studies

The Department of International Studies is one of the main research centers of diplomatic studies in Mexico and Latin America. It also coordinates the Institute of European Integration Studies (IEIE) and the Inter-American Studies Center (CEPI). Also, ITAM publishes the Latin American edition of Foreign Affairs, the American journal of international relations.
Department of General Studies

Despite being known for as a technocratic education center, ITAM has maintained a large group of faculty devoted to the study of Philosophy, History, Religion and Society in its Department of General Studies. This department provides the bulk of the teaching for the core courses at ITAM: History, Philosophy and Problems of the Current Society. This department edits a journal by the name of Estudios which contains mostly essays by Mexican philosophers and historians.

Academic Division of Engineering (School of Engineering)


This division is in charge of:
  • B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering.
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science.
  • B.Sc. in Telematics.
  • B.Sc. in Business Engineering (jointly with the Business School).
  • B.Sc. in Mechatronics.
  • M.Sc. in Information Technologies and Management.

Academics


The Institute is proud of teaching humanities and philosophical courses inside every major, this with the objective of developing a higher sense of ethics even with majors like economics and business management.

Accreditations


All the programs at ITAM are officially accredited by the Secretaría de Educación Pública (SEP). In 2005 ITAM Business School became the first in Mexico to hold simultaneous accreditation of its programs by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business was founded in 1916 to accredit schools of business worldwide. The first accreditations took place in 1919. The stated mission is to advance quality management education worldwide through accreditation and thought leadership. It is regarded...

 of the United States, the Association of MBAs
Association of MBAs
The Association of MBAs is a London-based international organization that accredits postgraduate business programs at business schools worldwide. The Association is one of the three main global accreditation bodies in business education and styles itself "the world's impartial authority on...

 of the United Kingdom and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
European Quality Improvement System
The European Quality Improvement System is a school accreditation system. It specializes in higher education institutions of management and business administration, run by the European Foundation for Management Development...

.

Faculty


ITAM has 239 professors and researchers, 85 percent of which are full time professors. 90 percent of the faculty have a graduate degree and 68 percent have a PhD. Furthermore, 20 percent of the professors are part of Mexico's National Research System (Sistema Nacional de Investigadores).

International Programs


ITAM is currently collaborating with the Tulane University
Tulane University
Tulane University is a private, nonsectarian research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States...

 in the ITAM/Tulane Executive MBA Program and the ITAM/Tulane Global Master in Business Administration; the Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology, commonly called Illinois Tech or IIT, is a private Ph.D.-granting university located in Chicago, Illinois, with programs in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, communications, industrial technology, information technology, design, and law...

 in the ITAM/IIT Master in Information Technologies and Management; the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Autonomous University of Barcelona
The Autonomous University of Barcelona is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain....

 in the ITAM/UAB Master in European Integration
European integration
European integration is the process of industrial, political, legal, economic integration of states wholly or partially in Europe...

; and the Florida International University
Florida International University
Florida International University is an American public research university in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States, with its main campus in University Park...

 in the ITAM/FIU Master in Accountancy.

Honoris Causa degrees


Some of the Honoris Causa degrees awarded by the ITAM include:
  • David Rockefeller
    David Rockefeller
    David Rockefeller, Sr. is the current patriarch of the Rockefeller family. He is the youngest and only surviving child of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, and the only surviving grandchild of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil. His five siblings were...

    , prominent American banker, philanthropist, and world statesman.
  • Arnold Harberger
    Arnold Harberger
    Arnold C. Harberger is a United States economist. Harberger's Triangle, widely used in welfare economics, is named after him.-Life:...

    , American economist.
  • Miguel Mancera
    Miguel Mancera
    Miguel Mancera Aguayo is a Mexican economist. He served as general director of the Bank of Mexico from 1982 until 1998.Mancera Aguayo is the son of Rafael Mancera Ortiz and María Luisa Aguayo Cendejas...

    , Mexican economist.
  • Pedro Aspe Armella, Mexican economist.
  • Plácido Arango, Mexican businessman.
  • Isabel Pricila Vera Hernandez, Mexican politician.

Research


As a research university, ITAM has several centers dedicated to economics, law, political science, foreign affairs and business. Some include:
  • Centro de Análisis e Investigación Económica (CAIE) - Research on Mexican economy
  • Centro de Economía Aplicada y de Políticas Públicas (CEAPP) - Public policy research
  • Centro de Estadística Aplicada - Applied Statistics
  • Centro de Estudios de Competitividad (CEC) - Competition research
  • Centro de Estudios de Derecho Privado - Private law
  • Centro de Estudios de Derecho Público - Public law
  • Centro de Estudios y Programas Interamericanos (CEPI) - Inter-American studies
  • Centro de Evaluación Socioeconómica de Proyectos (CESP) - Socioeconomic project analysis
  • Centro Internacional para la Investigación en Pensiones - Pension research
  • Centro de Investigación Económica (CIE) - Basic economic research
  • Instituto de Estudios de la Integración Europea (IEIE) - "Research for European Integration and Relations with Latin America"
  • Proyecto sobre Filantropía y Sociedad Civil - "Project on Philanthropy and Civil Society"

Notable alumni, faculty and staff

See :Category:Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México alumni

Alumni


Mexican Presidents
  • Felipe Calderón Hinojosa
    Felipe Calderón
    Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa is the current President of Mexico. He assumed office on December 1, 2006, and was elected for a single six-year term through 2012...

    , current President of Mexico (Graduate School).


Mexican Secretaries of Finance
  • Ernesto Javier Cordero Arroyo, current Secretary of Finance and former Secretary of Social Development.
  • Agustín Carstens Carstens
    Agustín Carstens
    Agustín Guillermo Carstens Carstens is a Mexican economist who has served as Governor of the Bank of Mexico since and was recently seeking to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn as managing director of the International Monetary Fund...

    , former Secretary of Finance and current Governor of the Bank of Mexico.
  • Francisco Gil Díaz
    Francisco Gil Díaz
    Francisco Gil Díaz is a Mexican economist who served as Secretary of Finance in the cabinet of President Vicente Fox and currently serves as regional chairman of Telefónica for Mexico and Central America....

    , former Secretary of Finance during Vicente Fox
    Vicente Fox
    Vicente Fox Quesada is a Mexican former politician who served as President of Mexico from 1 December 2000 to 30 November 2006 and currently serves as co-President of the Centrist Democrat International, an international organization of Christian democratic political parties.Fox was elected...

    's presidential administration and current General Director of Telefonica
    Telefónica
    Telefónica, S.A. is a Spanish broadband and telecommunications provider in Europe and Latin America. Operating globally, it is the third largest provider in the world...

     for Mexico and Central America.
  • Pedro Aspe Armella
    Pedro Aspe
    Pedro Carlos Aspe Armella is a Mexican economist. He served as secretary of finance in the cabinet of Carlos Salinas de Gortari, where he successfully renegotiated foreign debt, gave autonomy to the central bank and promoted a controversial privatization plan.Aspe Armella is the son of Pedro Aspe...

    , former Secretary of Finance during Carlos Salinas
    Carlos Salinas
    Carlos Salinas de Gortari is a Mexican economist and politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party who served as President of Mexico from 1988 to 1994. Earlier in his career he worked in the Budget Secretariat all the way up to Secretary...

    's presidential administration and current CEO of Volaris
    Volaris
    Concesionaria Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A. de C.V., operating as Volaris, is a low-cost airline from Mexico, and the country's second largest airline after Aeroméxico, thus being a leading competitor in the Mexican domestic market, with a market share of around 13-14% of domestic...

    .
  • Gustavo Petricioli Iturbide
    Gustavo Petricioli
    Gustavo Petricioli Iturbide was a Mexican economist who served as Secretary of Finance in the last cabinet of Miguel de la Madrid and as Mexican ambassador to the United States ....

    , former Secretary of Finance during Miguel de la Madrid
    Miguel de la Madrid
    Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado is a Mexican politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party who served as President of Mexico from 1982 to 1988.-Biography:...

    's presidential administration.


Other Secretaries in the Mexican Government
  • Roberto Gil Zuarth, current Private Secretary of the President of Mexico.
  • Rafael Giménez Valdés, current Public Opinion Coordinator of the Presidency of Mexico.
  • Alonso Lujambio Irazabal, current Secretary of Public Education.
  • Francisco Javier Mayorga Castañeda, current Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Nourishment.
  • Dionisio Pérez-Jácome Friscione, current Secretary of Transportation and Communications.
  • José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, current Secretary of Energy.
  • Alexis Milo Caraza, current Chief of Staff of the President of Mexico.
  • Alejandra Sota Mirafuentes, current Media Coordinator of the Presidency of Mexico.
  • Juan José Suárez Coppel, current CEO of PEMEX
    Pemex
    Petróleos Mexicanos or Pemex is a Mexican state-owned petroleum company. As of 2010, with a total asset worth of $415.75 billion, it is the second non-publicly listed largest company in the world by total market value, and Latin America's second largest enterprise by annual revenue as of 2009...

    .
  • Ariel Cano Cuevas, current CEO of the National Housing Commission.
  • Alfonso Carballo Pérez, current CEO of the Federal Regulatory Improvement Commission.
  • Daniel Karam Toumeh, current CEO of the Mexican Social Security Institute.
  • Jaime González Aguadé, current CEO of the Bank of National Savings and Financial Services.
  • Eduardo Pérez Motta, current CEO of the Federal Competition Commission.
  • Adriana Pérez Quesnel, current CEO of the National Trust Fund for Tourism Development.
  • Pablo Salvador Reyes Pruneda, current CEO of the Mexican Postal Service.
  • Guillermo Valdés Castellanos, current CEO of the National Security and Investigation Center.
  • Georgina Kessel Martínez, former Secretary of Energy and current CEO of Banobras
    Banobras
    Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Públicos, SNC or Banobras is state owned development bank in Mexico. Its core business is sub national and project finance...

    .
  • Jesús F. Reyes Heroles
    Jesús F. Reyes Heroles
    thumb|right|Reyes Heroles in 2007.Jesús Federico Reyes-Heroles González Garza is a Mexican economist and politician. He is a member of PRI and co-founder and executive president of "Grupo de Economistas y Asociados" , a consulting firm that has become the first independent organization dedicated to...

    , former Secretary of Energy during the Ernesto Zedillo
    Ernesto Zedillo
    Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León is a Mexican economist and politician. He served as President of Mexico from December 1, 1994 to November 30, 2000, as the last of the uninterrupted seventy year line of Mexican presidents from the Institutional Revolutionary Party...

     administration and former CEO of PEMEX.
  • Luis Tellez Kuenzler, former Secretary of Energy during the Ernesto Zedillo
    Ernesto Zedillo
    Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León is a Mexican economist and politician. He served as President of Mexico from December 1, 1994 to November 30, 2000, as the last of the uninterrupted seventy year line of Mexican presidents from the Institutional Revolutionary Party...

     administration, former Secretary of Transportation and Communications during the Felipe Calderón administration and current President of the Mexican Stock Exchange.


Government (others)
  • Luis Carlos Ugalde, former president of Mexico's Federal Electoral Institute (IFE).
  • Miguel Mancera Aguayo
    Miguel Mancera
    Miguel Mancera Aguayo is a Mexican economist. He served as general director of the Bank of Mexico from 1982 until 1998.Mancera Aguayo is the son of Rafael Mancera Ortiz and María Luisa Aguayo Cendejas...

    , former Governor of the Banco de México
    Banco de México
    The Bank of Mexico , abbreviated BdeM or Banxico, is Mexico's central bank and lender of last resort. The Bank of Mexico is autonomous in exercising its functions, and its main objective is to achieve stability in the purchasing power of the national currency.On December 15, 2009, Agustín Carstens...

     (Mexico's Central Bank).


Politicians
  • Alberto Cinta
    Alberto Cinta
    Alberto Emiliano Cinta Martínez is a Mexican economist, entrepreneur and politician who is a founder and became the first General Secretary of the New Alliance Party . He ran as the PANAL's candidate for Head of Government of the Federal District in the 2006 Federal District election...

    , politician affiliated to the New Alliance Party
    New Alliance Party (Mexico)
    The New Alliance Party is one of the newest political parties in Mexico.Its creation was proposed by the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación , the largest trade union in Latin America, led by Elba Esther Gordillo, the controversial former general secretary of the Institutional...

    .
  • Gabriela Cuevas
    Gabriela Cuevas Barron
    Gabriela Cuevas Barron is a Mexican politician affiliated to the National Action Party who has served as head of Miguel Hidalgo and as a federal deputy in the lower house of the Mexican Congress.- Personal life and education :Cuevas Barron holds a bachelor's degree in political science from the...

    , former Jefe Delegacional of Miguel Hidalgo
    Miguel Hidalgo, D.F.
    Miguel Hidalgo is one of the 16 delegaciones into which Mexico's Federal District is divided. The borough includes some of the most affluent parts of Mexico City, such as Lomas de Chapultepec and Polanco. Its population at the 2010 census was 372,889 inhabitants, and it lies at an elevation of...

    .
  • Federico Döring
    Federico Döring
    Federico Döring Casar , is a Mexican conservative politician from Mexico City affiliated to the National Action Party who currently serves in the upper house of the Mexican Congress.-Education:...

    , current senator of Mexico
    Senate of Mexico
    The Senate of the Republic, constitutionally Chamber of Senators of the Honorable Congress of the Union After a series of reforms during the 1990s, it is now made up of 128 senators:...

    .
  • Tomás Ruíz González
    Tomás Ruíz González
    Tomás José Ruíz González is a Mexican politician and the current Director General of the Mexican Lottery .-Professional career and education:...

    , president of New Alliance Party
    New Alliance Party (Mexico)
    The New Alliance Party is one of the newest political parties in Mexico.Its creation was proposed by the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación , the largest trade union in Latin America, led by Elba Esther Gordillo, the controversial former general secretary of the Institutional...

    .


Business persons
  • María Asunción Aramburuzabala
    María Asunción Aramburuzabala
    María Asunción Aramburuzabala Larregui de Garza is a businesswoman in Mexico and Latin America. She is Chairman of the Board of Tresalia Capital.-Personal:...

    , Mexico's richest woman, shareholder of Grupo Modelo
    Grupo Modelo
    Grupo Modelo is a large brewery in Mexico, It has 63% of the Mexican beer market, and exports beer to the United Kingdom, United States and Canada . Its export brands include Corona, Modelo, and Pacífico...

    .
  • Alberto Baillères
    Alberto Baillères
    Alberto Baillères is the son of Raúl Bailleres. He is today the second richest man in Mexico, and fourth in Latin America, according to Forbes Magazine.-Overview:...

    , third richest man in Mexico and ninth in Latin America, owner of Grupo Bal, Peñoles
    Peñoles
    Peñoles , based in Mexico City, Mexico, is a subsidiary company 100 percent Mexican and owned by the private Grupo Bal. Peñoles is the second largest Mexican mining company, the first Mexican producer of gold, zinc and lead and the world leader in silver production. Peñoles is a company with active...

    , El Palacio de Hierro
    El Palacio de Hierro
    El Palacio de Hierro is an upscale chain of department stores in Mexico.-History:In the 1850s, a clothing store opened in Mexico City called "Las Fábricas de Francia" which was owned by Victor Gassier, a Frenchman...

     and Grupo Nacional Provincial.


Others
  • Carlos Loret de Mola
    Carlos Loret de Mola
    Carlos Loret de Mola Álvarez is a Mexican journalist. He is a popular news anchor in Mexico, hosting a show called Primero Noticias on Televisa channel 2, as well as a news radio show "Back" on Radio Formula....

    , journalist and current anchor of the morning news program Primero Noticias.

Faculty


Some famous faculty members include:
  • Guillermo Ortiz Martinez
  • Pedro Aspe Armella
    Pedro Aspe
    Pedro Carlos Aspe Armella is a Mexican economist. He served as secretary of finance in the cabinet of Carlos Salinas de Gortari, where he successfully renegotiated foreign debt, gave autonomy to the central bank and promoted a controversial privatization plan.Aspe Armella is the son of Pedro Aspe...

  • Denise Dresser
    Denise Dresser
    Denise Eugenia Dresser Guerra is a Mexican political analyst, writer, and university professor. She is currently a faculty member of the Department of Political Science at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México , where she teaches courses such as Comparative Politics, Political Economy,...

  • Francisco Gil Díaz
    Francisco Gil Díaz
    Francisco Gil Díaz is a Mexican economist who served as Secretary of Finance in the cabinet of President Vicente Fox and currently serves as regional chairman of Telefónica for Mexico and Central America....

  • Luis Carlos Ugalde
    Luis Carlos Ugalde
    Luis Carlos Ugalde Ramírez is a Mexican scholar who served as president of the Federal Electoral Institute from 2003 to 2007.-Education:...

  • Hector Zagal
    Hector Zagal
    Hector Jesús Zagal Arreguín is a Mexican philosopher, essayist and novelist. As a scholar he specializes in Aristotle.-Academic career:Zagal has written books on ecology, ethics, Aristotle, gastronomy and literature. He obtained a PhD from the Universidad de Navarra, with a dissertation on...

  • Ernesto Piedras
    Ernesto Piedras
    Ernesto Piedras is an economist professor in the ITAM-London School of Economics and General Director of The Competitive Inteligente Unit, S.C. Besides the telecommunications industry, he has occupied several positions in the Public Administration, in the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público,...

  • Rossana Fuentes Berain
  • Olga Pellicer
  • Rafael Fernández de Castro
  • Jesús Silva Herzog Márquez
  • Catherine Mansell Carstens

External links

Official site