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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

Mexico is below the average of the G20 countries (12.7) with a total score of 12.2 in financial literacy between knowledge, behavior and financial attitudes.
Central America received more than 22 billion of US dollars in remittances in 2018. These resources are very important in El Salvador, where they equate to 21.4% of GDP; in Honduras, 20.0%; in Guatemala, 12.0%; in Nicaragua, 11.3%; and in Belize, 5.0%.
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.