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Alejandra Trejo-Nieto

Residency: January 2018 – May 2018

Research Project: Understanding and Comparing Local Public Finances, a Metropolitan Perspective

Research Interests:< labor markets and poor labor; growth, productivity and efficient economics; localization and special distribution of economic activities

Biography

Alejandra Trejo-Nieto is a professor at the Center of Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies at El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City. She is the first Mexico Studies Chair which is a joint program with the Mexico-U.S. Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange, or COMEXUS. She received her doctorate in development studies at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. She is a member of the Mexican National System of Researchers, Level II.

Her areas of research include urban and regional economic development. Themes that she is interested include: labor markets and poor labor; growth, productivity and efficient economics; localization and special distribution of economic activities.