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Guillermo Jr. Cárdenas Salgado
Guillermo Jr. Cárdenas Salgado
Senior Economist
Mexico

Guillermo Jr. Cárdenas Salgado holds a degree in Economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a master's degree in Economics from the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE).

He is Senior Economist in Mexico. He is specialist in the analysis of inclusion and financial education, poverty, inequality, vulnerable groups and social policy; and in evaluations of design, operation, results and impact.

Previously, he worked at the Rural Financial Development Agency (Financiera Nacional de Desarrollo Agropecuario, Rural, Forestal y Pesquero), and has experience in evaluating different government Programs and Institutions such as: Opportunities, LICONSA, DICONSA and Public Assistance Forecasts, among others.

Latest publications

It's a publication of CONAPO, BBVA Foundation and BBVA Research. It presents the most relevant data on migration, refuge and remittances worldwide and in Mexico. There is an emphasis on Latin American and the Caribbean, as well as on the flow of Central Americans traveling through Mexico and the migration actions of U.S.
Between 2008 and 2018, poverty in Mexico decreased from 44.4% to 41.9%, but increased in absolute terms, from 49.5 to 52.4 million people. In equity of income, measured by the Gini coefficient, Mexico would move from place 136 to 122 of a total of 164 countries, advancing 14 positions.
An analysis of the POS operations in gas stations in the Valle de Mexico metro-area are analyzed by day and hour. The crisis began at noon on Tuesday January 8, lasted 13 days, ended on January 20, 16% more gasoline was loaded per operation, and the purchase was increased up to 400% at late night and in the early morning.