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Wionczek: aportes de un estudioso sin fronteras

Wionczek: aportes de un estudioso sin fronteras

Por: Rafael González Rubí

A finales del presente año, Comercio Exterior cumplirá 70 años de publicación ininterrumpida. Efeméride inmejorable para reconocer el aporte y compromiso de quienes contribuyeron a hacer de la revista institucional del Bancomext un referente de la evolución de la economía mexicana y de sus esfuerzos por insertarse en las corrientes mundiales de comercio e inversión. A este propósito dedicaremos esta sección a lo largo de 2020.

Between Democracy and Authoritarianism: Catharsis at a Turning Point

Between Democracy and Authoritarianism: Catharsis at a Turning Point

Interview with Fred Block, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Davis

By: Guillermo Máynez Gil

We are living in complex times where various crises threaten our way of living, but – rightly so – give us great incentives to reinvent ourselves as a society. In this interview, renowned sociologist Fred Block identifies the common root of the health, environmental, economic, political and social crises of our times, namely, the fundamentalism of the free market. He believes we are at a turning point in which the cost of immobility is so obvious that foregoing the opportunity to build better societies is unacceptable.

Europe's Economic Recovery: Renewed Integration and Legitimacy

Europe's Economic Recovery: Renewed Integration and Legitimacy

Interview with Emilio Ontiveros, Professor Emeritus of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid*

By: César Guerrero Arellano

With the memory of challenges posed by the 2008 crisis to its institutional architecture still fresh, the European Union is facing the most adverse economic and public health conditions in its recent history. What kind of economic recovery is on the horizon for the continent? Are the measures adopted by member countries and supranational institutions the right ones? Why does private debt represent a greater risk than government liabilities? We spoke about these issues with Dr. Emilio Ontiveros, one of Spain's most acclaimed economists: Founder and President of the consulting firm Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI), columnist for the newspaper El País and member of the Advisory Council of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation.