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 Dr. Eduardo Sojo
Dr. Eduardo Sojo
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Eduardo Sojo Garza-Aldape (León, Guanajuato, January 9, 1956). He is a Mexican economist and politician, has been an economic adviser in the government of Vicente Fox and in the transition team of Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. From December 1, 2006 to August 6, 2008 he was Secretary of Economy in his government. Subsequently, he was proposed as head of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography.1

Eduardo Sojo holds a degree in economics from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, a master's degree and a doctorate in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been a professor at the ITESM Campus León and at the University of Pennsylvania he collaborated as a research analyst for the Link Project, which highlights the research published with the Nobel Laureate in Economics, Lawrence Klein, on the combination of econometric models and series models. of time. 

He has published several researches, the most important one, the one published together with the Nobel Laureate in Economics Lawrence Klein and his authorship are the books "On Alternation to Development" and "Public Policies in Democracy"

In the academic sector, he has been Professor of the Master's in Administration and of the Degree in International Trade at the ITESM, León campus, from 1992 to 1995; Professor of the INEGI in the Economic Statistics Diploma in various courses during 1990; and Professor of Introduction to Economics at the Universidad Iberoamericana, in 1982. Currently, he is an associate professor at the Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE).

 In the public sphere, he served as the economic coordinator of the state government of Vicente Fox from 1995 to 1999, later he was his coordinator of advisors during the campaign and economic coordinator of the transition team. As of December 1, 2000, he served as Coordinator of Public Policy Advisors to the Government of Vicente Fox, a position of new creation and unprecedented in previous governments. He remained in this position until May 2006 when he resigned to join the team. campaign of the candidate of the PAN to the presidency of Mexico, Felipe Calderón Hinojosa.

He held the Technical and Statistical Directorates at the National Institute of Statistics and Geography; With 70 votes in favor, 11 against and 3 abstentions, the Senate of the Republic ratified its appointment as president of INEGI for the period from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2015.