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Dr. Luis San Vicente Portes is a professor teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level including Macroeconomics, International Economics and Economic Development. He is the author of various publications that have appeared in the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Economic Development, Global Economy Journal, among others.

Over the years, he has been involved as a Consultant at World Bank (2010) and Inter-American Development Bank (2002-03). He has also served on the Ministry of Finance Mexico (1999-2000) and Petroleos Mexicanos PEMEX (1998-1999). He comes to the SBUS also as former lecturer in the University of Graz, Georgetown University and Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico.

Dr. San Vicente Portes received his B.A. in Economics and a Diploma in Business Development and Administration atInstituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. He continued his pursuit of Economics receiving both his M.A. and later his Ph.D from Georgetown University.

Research interests

macroeconomics and international economics; theoretical approach in the study of business cycles, international trade and inequality; the macroeconomic effects of greater economic integration on business cycles and the distribution of income and wealth

Scholarly Interests

International Economics
Business cycles


Macroeconomics, International Economics and Economic Development

Faculty/Media Expert

Expert on economics, finance, labor and job statistics.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities


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