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[WEBINAR] Financial Stability in the COVID Era

by Yale SOM Alumni Community

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Fri, Nov 20, 2020

11 AM – 12 PM EST (GMT-5)

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Join us for an engaging conversation with one of Yale SOM’s distinguished alumni, Alejandro Díaz de León ’95. Alejandro Díaz de León has spent the past two decades at Banco de México, holding positions which include - the head of the Debt Management Office at Mexico’s Ministry of Finance, the head of the government’s internal and external financing and the oil hedging strategy, and the general director of Mexico’s Export-Import Bank (BANCOMEXT). In 2017 he was appointment by Mexico’s President to serve as governor of Banco de México. Governor Díaz de León will speak with Andrew Metrick, Janet L. Yellen Professor of Finance and Management, about the financial stability of Mexico, and the financial stability of the world more broadly, since the outbreak of COVID-19.

When: Nov. 20, 11am-12pmET
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Alejandro Díaz de León '95 MPPM

Banco de Mexico

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Alejandro Díaz de León earned a master’s degree in public and private management in 1995 from the Yale School of Management, and a B.A. in economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in 1993.

He began his career at Banco de México in 1991, where he held different positions, including Macroeconomic Analysis director, and Economic Studies director.

In October 2007 he was appointed general director of the National Pension Fund of State Workers, then he was appointed the head of the Debt Management Office at Mexico’s Ministry of Finance from January 2011 to November 2015, where he was in charge of the government’s internal and external financing and the oil hedging strategy.

He was later appointed general director of Mexico’s Export-Import Bank (BANCOMEXT).

After being nominated by Mexico’s President and confirmed by the Senate, in January 1st 2017 he became part of Banco de México’s governing board as deputy governor.

He was appointed by Mexico’s President to serve as governor of Banco de México from December 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021.



 

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Andrew Metrick

Janet L. Yellen Professor of Finance and Management

Yale School of Management

Andrew Metrick is the Janet L. Yellen Professor of Finance and Management at the Yale School of Management (SOM) and the Director of the Yale Program on Financial Stability.  He earned a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard in 1994, and a B.A. in economics and mathematics from Yale in 1989.  Prior to joining the Yale faculty in 2008, he held positions in the finance department at Wharton and the economics department at Harvard. In academic year 2009-10, he was on leave at the Council of Economic Advisers in Washington.  Upon returning to Yale, he served as the Deputy Dean of SOM from 2010 to 2016.

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