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Luis Pazos

Dr. Luis Pazos was born in Veracruz, Mexico, on 25 August 1947. He has a degree in Economics and Administration from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Monterrey TEC), and a degree in Law from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City. He studied Public Administration at New York University (NYU).

Academic career

At the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) he received a master’s degree in Public Finance, and a doctorate in Superior Studies at the Law School, where he has subsequently lectured on the Theory of Economics. He has also lectured on Political Economy at the Escuela Libre de Derecho.

In 1990, Dr. Pazos was awarded a doctorate Honoris Causa by Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala

Works and Contributions

Apart from writing articles on economics and finance for various Latin American publications, and commentating for radio and TV, Dr. Pazos has published thirty seven books on subjects ranging from Economics and Politics, to History.

He has acted as Honorary Director of the “Free Enterprise Investigation Center,” and President of the Budget and Public Account Committee in the House of Representatives of the Congress of Mexico. From 2003 to 2007, Dr. Pazos was CEO of the National Bank of Public Works (Banobras) in Mexico. He is currently the Director of the Financial Services Consumer Protection Agency (Condusef).


  • Translation by Barbara Koose

External links

  • [Universidad Francisco Marroquín
  • Luis Pazos Blog In Spanish
  • Interview with Dr. Luis Pazos December 1998 (In Spanish)

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