BA, Economics, Nat'l Autonomous Univ., Mexico; Master's, Economics and PhD, Monetary Theory, Int'l Economics & Econometrics, Stanford. Formerly: Economist, Ministry of the Presidency of Mexico; Deputy Manager then Manager, Economic Research Bureau, Central Bank of Mexico; Professor, Stanford Univ., Autonomous Technological Inst. of Mexico, El Colegio de Mexico; Exec. Director, IMF; Undersecretary of Finance & Public Credit; President, Banking Privatization Committee, Ministry of Finance; Secretary of Finance & Public Credit, Mexico; Governor, Central Bank of Mexico. Member of the Group of 30. Recipient of awards.