Ernesto Zedillo

Former President of Mexico, leading voice on globalisation.

Former president of Mexico and leading voice on globalization, Ernesto Zedillo speaks with knowledge on a wide range of topics including free trade, federalism and the European Union.

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Momento historico Ernesto Zedillo confirma que Vicente Fox es el ganador

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About Ernesto Zedillo

  • Currently on the board of directors at Citigroup, and Director for the Center for the Study of Globalization at Yale
  • Also a member of The Elders, current chair on the Natural Resource Charter Oversight Board, member of the editorial board of Americas Quarterly and a member of the Club of Madrid
  • Best known for his creation of Progresa whilst in his presidency, fighting poverty in Mexico and subsidizing citizens who could not afford to send their children to school (this scheme was later known as Oportunidades, as renamed by president Vicente Fox)
  • Fluent in both English and Spanish for speaking engagements

Speaking Topics

  • Free Trade
  • Mexico and the European Union
  • Peaceful Solutions
  • Globalization
  • Federalism in an Era of Globalization


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Books By Ernesto Zedillo

  • Global Trade and Poor Nations: The Poverty Impacts and Policy Implications of Liberalization (2007)
  • The Future of Globalization: Explorations in Light of Recent Turbulence (2007)
  • Global Warming: Looking Beyond Kyoto (2008)
  • Development Economics through the Decades: A Critical Look at Thirty Years of the World Development Report (2008)
  • Development Economics through the Decades (World Development Report) (2008)
  • After the Fall: The Future of Global Cooperation: Geneva Reports on the World Economy 14 (2014)

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