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Mexico in the AMLO Era: A 2019 Economic and Political Outlook

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

January 31, 2019



Andrés Manuel López Obrador has promised a Fourth Transformation for Mexico. What will this mean for recent reforms, and how will markets react? Join AS/COA and Americas Quarterly for a discussion on Mexico's political and economic outlook for the coming year under its new president. A panel of policy and finance experts will preview López Obrador’s agenda and analyze the implications of the country’s profound changes.

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Carlos Bravo Regidor 

Centro de Investigación y
Docencia Económicas

Jorge Guajardo
McLarty Associates


Valeria Moy 
México ¿Cómo Vamos?


Brian Winter
Americas Society/
Council of the Americas


  • Carlos Bravo Regidor, Professor, Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE); Columnist, Reforma @carlosbravoreg
  • Jorge Guajardo, Senior Director, McLarty Associates @jorge_guajardo
  • Valeria Moy, Director, México, ¿Cómo vamos?; Columnist, Milenio @ValeriaMoy
  • Brian Winter, Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly; Vice President, Policy, Americas Society/Council of the Americas @BrazilBrian (moderator)

Follow the discussion on Twitter: #mxASCOA | @ASCOA

Free admission for COA Corporate Members, AS and COA Board, CIAC, President's Circle, YPA members and current Americas Quarterly subscribers.

 Admission is $15 for nonmembers, which includes a special discounted one-year subscription to Americas Quarterly.

Event Information: Adán Toledo | | 1-212-277-8387
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderon | | 1-212-277-8358
COA Corporate Membership Info: Natalia Williamson | | 1-212-277-8374
Note: To view a list of COA corporate members, please click here.
Press Inquiries:
Cancellation: Please contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at before 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30.

Jorge Guajardo

Senior Director, McLarty Associates

Jorge Guajardo is a senior director at McLarty Associates, where he provides strategic counsel and expertise on Latin America and China. A native of Monterrey, Mexico, he served as Mexican ambassador to China from 2007 to 2013. Previously, he served as Mexico’s consul general in Austin, Texas, and as director of communications for the governor of Nuevo Leon. He has advised several presidential and state-level campaigns in Mexico and maintains close working relationships with key figures in Mexican government, business, and civil society.

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Valeria Moy

Director, México, ¿Cómo vamos?

Valeria Moy is the director of México, ¿cómo vamos?, a prestigious economic policy think-tank. Previously, she worked at Mexico’s National Banking and Securities Commission, focusing on regulation in the areas of development and economic studies as well as markets and stock exchange supervision. Moy was the treasury director at National Provincial Group, Mexico’s largest insurance company.

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Carlos Bravo Regidor

Professor, Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE)

Carlos Bravo Regidor is associate professor and coordinator of the journalism program at the Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE) in Mexico City, a public research center specialized in social sciences. His areas of academic expertise are history and contemporary politics in Mexico and the United States, the bilateral relationship between both countries, and media and journalism.

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Brian Winter

Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly and Vice President of Policy, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Brian Winter is editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly and the vice president for policy at Americas Society/Council of the Americas. A best-selling author, analyst, and speaker, he has been living and breathing Latin American politics for the past 20 years. Winter spent a decade living in Latin America as a journalist for Reuters, based in São Paulo, Buenos Aires, and Mexico City.

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