Conferences and Presentations



ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS


"Increasing decision making capacities: Mexico´s quest for economic growth," X Congreso Internacional.
La Impostergable reforma del municipio en México, COLMEX, Mexico City, Mexico, 27 de noviembre, 2017.

Increasing decision making capacities of local governments: Mexico’s quest for economic growth. For the project on Strengthening Sub Sovereign Debt Frameworks: The case of the Institutionally Weak Municipal Mexico”.VI Jornadas Iberoamericanas de Financiación Local (VI-JIFL), Cordoba, Argentina - 18-19 Sep 2017.

“La capacidad de desarrollo económico de los gobiernos locales en México: Un modelo cuantitativo de autonomía fiscal,” Congreso de Finanzas Públicas de Gobiernos Locales y Federalismo en México Puebla, 20 de Abril de 2017.


“City Networks and Para-Diplomacy creating new Global Public Policy” Riggs Forum. American Society of Public Administration, Atlanta, Georgia, March 5, 2017.

 
"Strengthening Sub Sovereign Debt Frameworks: The case of the Institutionally Weak Municipal Mexico" with Allyson Benton, Transatlantic Dialogue – TAD 13 IV Annual Conference, Miami, Florida, April 5-8-2017.

"Strengthening Soft Budget Constraints: the role of fiscal rules to control debt in Mexican Municipalities" Division 28: Federalism and Intergovernmental Issues in Fiscal Federalism, American Political Science Association Meeting, Philadelphia, Sept 1, 2016.


"Sustainable financial management of local capital markets: A cross-national comparison between China, Mexico, South Korea and the United States" Presentation at American Society of Public Administration, Seattle, Washington, March 2016.


“Policymaking in States and Municipalities” with Anahely Medrano, UNAM, to be delivered at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, Illinois, April 7-10, 2016.


“Centralizing Security Funds in Mexico: The Consequences of Inefficient Spending Allocations” with Oliver Mesa, CIDE, to be delivered at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), New York, May 27-30, 2016.

“A Comparative and Path-dependent governance approach used understand how to better Strengthen the Regulatory Framework of Subnational Debt in Mexico,” Implementation Policy Conference, CIDE, Mexico City, Feb 22-26, 2016.

 “Do Subnational Governments Engage in Electoral or Partisan Debt Policy Cycles? Examination of Municipal Mexico,” with Allyson Benton, delivered at the Northeastern Conference of Public Administration (NECOPA), Washington, DC, November 6-7, 2015.

“Technocrats or Politicians: Who Defines Mexico's Municipal Debt Instruments?” delivered at the Association of Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM), Washington, DC, Oct. 1-3, 2015.

“Financial Sustainability and Constraining Local Capital Markets: A Comparison Between Mexico, China Korea and the United States,” with Sanghee Park and Liguang Liu, delivered at the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, August 30, 2015.

Integrating Concepts of Social Equity in Public Budgeting and Financial Management Curriculum.” with Blue Wooldridge, delivered at the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administrative Sciences (IASIA) Annual Conference, Paris France, July 8, 2015.

“Financial Sustainability and Constraining Local Capital Markets: A Comparison Between Mexico, Korea and the United States,” with Sanghee Park, delivered at the American Society of Public Administration, Chicago, Illinois March 5, 2015

“Administrative Structure, Financial Sustainability, and Local Capital Markets: A Comparison Between Mexico, Korea and the United States,” with Sanghee Park, delivered at the Public Management Research Conference (PMRC), Seoul, South Korea, July 1, 2014.

“¿Qué nivel de Gobierno debe Regular la deuda pública? Un análisis de Regulación estatal en México,” with Juan Manuel Morales Martínez , delivered  at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Chicago, Illinois, May 29, 2014.

 “Urban Policy Discourse and Security in Latin America: An empirical analysis of Homicide Rates in Mexico.” delivered at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Chicago, Illinois, May 29, 2014.

“Political Career or Party Reputational Concerns? Determining How Partisan Effects Matter for Subnational Fiscal Discipline, Evidence from Mexico,” with Allyson Benton, delivered at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, Illinois, April 11, 2014.

“The Politics of Payments for Social Innovations in Mexico at the Subnational Level,” with Anahely Medrano, delivered at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, Illinois, April 10, 2014.

“US Sub-national Governmental Response to the “Great Recession”: Implications for the Equitable Distribution of the Costs and Benefits of Public Services,” with Blue Wooldridge, delivered at the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA), Washington, DC, March 5, 2014.

 “US Sub-national Governmental Response to the “Great Recession”: Implications for the Equitable Distribution of the Costs and Benefits of Public Services,” with Blue Wooldridge, delivered at the Association of Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM), Washington, DC, Oct.  10 2013.

“How Partisanship and Politics Shape Municipal Public Debt in Mexico?” delivered at the Public Management Research Conference (PMRC) Madison, Wisconsin, June 21, 2013.

“How Can Latin American Cities Fiscal Capacity Help with Economic Development?” delivered at the American Political Science Association (APSA), Chicago, Illinois, August 31, 2013.

 “Mexico’s Local Governments Capacity for Economic Growth: A quantitative model of fiscal autonomy,” delivered at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Washington DC, May 2013.

 “How Partisan Ideological Effects Shape Subnational Public Debt Portfolios: Explaining Variation Among Municipal Debt Instruments in Mexico,” with Allyson Benton, delivered at the Midwest Political Science A
ssociation (MPSA), Chicago, Illinois, April 2013.

“Private vs. Public Debt: Explaining Municipal Borrowing Patterns of Mexican Cities,” American Political Science Association (APSA): New Orleans, Louisiana, poster accepted for pre-conference on Public Administration, August 2012 (cancelled).

“Sustainable Housing and Planning in the Americas”, delivered at the XXX International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), San Francisco, California, May 2012.

 “Effective Public Service Delivery in Latin America:  Can it be done at the Local Level?” poster presentation at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Seattle, Washington, September 2011.

“Fiscal Decentralization: Explaining Local Economic Development Success In Latin America,” delivered at the International Research Society for Public Management Regional Conference, University of Brasília, Brazil, May 2011.

“How Can Latin American Cities Fiscal Capacity Help with Economic Development?” delivered at the Urban Affairs Association 41st Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2011.

“Fiscal Decentralization: Explaining Local Economic Development Success In Latin America,” delivered at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) 72nd Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2011.

“Evaluating and Explaining Local Economic Development Success in Latin America,” delivered at the XXIX International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Toronto, Canada, October 2010.

“Fiscal Decentralization: Explaining Local Economic Development Success in Latin America,” delivered at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Washington, D.C., September 2010.

“Explaining Local Economic Development Success in Latin America for Sustainable Development,” poster presented at the Bridging Conservation and Development in Latin America and Africa, hosted by the Tropical Conservation and Development (TCD) Program at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, January 2010.

“Demonstrating Local Economic Development Success in Latin America,” delivered at the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administrative Sciences (IASIA) Annual Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2009.

“Innovations in Local Financing for Economic Development: Cases from Latin America,” delivered at the 53rd International Congress of Americanists (ICA), Mexico City, July 2009.

“Can Local Governments be used as Agents for Growth? Explaining Local Economic Development in Latin America,” delivered at the XXVIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2009.

“Financing Economic Development in Latin America: A Case Study of Incentives,” delivered at the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) 70th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida, March 2009.

“Latin American Bond Market: Experiences from Mexico and Argentina,” delivered at the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administrative Sciences (IASIA) Conference, Uganda, July 2008.

“Latin American Decentralization for the 21st Century,” delivered at the XXVIII Annual ILASSA Student Conference, Austin Texas, February 2008.

Invited Guest Lecturers

Diálogo público sobre transparencia y rendición de cuentas dentro de un nuevo marco constitucional, ITAM, Mexico City, 19 de abril de 2016

 Elecciones Presidenciales en EUA. ITAM, Standford hosted US-MEX FoCUS Mexico City Summit 2016, 8 de abril 2016.


How to get Published American at the Society for Public Administration Young Scholars Program. CIDE, Mexico City (August
2015).
                 
Technocrats or Politicians: Who Defines Mexico's Municipal Debt Instruments? for the Modernization and Innovation in Local Governments Conference, CIDE, Aguascalientes (June 2015)

La Descentralización Fiscal en México: Midiendo la Deuda Municipal to the Governor of Veracruz, Mexico at the Colegio de Veracruz (March 2015).

 A Rational Partisan Theory for Subnational Governmental Debt Portfolios: Evidence from Municipal Mexico with Allyson Benton, ITAM Seminar, Mexico City (March 2014 ).

How Can Latin American Cities Fiscal Capacity Help With Economic Development? presentation at the 36th Annual Fulbright Association Conference, Washington DC (October 2013).

Book Presentation: Monitoreo, Evaluación y Gestión Por Resultados. Aprendizaje Y Cooperación Sur-Sur Para La Innovación: El Papel De Los Actores Subnacionales, edited by C. Maldonado and C. Galíndez. México: CIDE-Centro CLEAR para América Latina, Mexico City (October 2013).

Descentralización fiscal y su relación con desarrollo social en municipios, El Colegio Mexiquense, Mexico City (October 2013).

How Local Government in the United States engage in International Diplomacy. University of Anahuac, Mexico City (September 2013).

La Trayectoria de la Deuda Pública: ¿Una Solución para Vigilar las Cuentas Publicas en las Ciudades Mexicanas? Presentation at the Seminario Internacional sobre Monitoreo, Evaluación y Gestión por Resultados, organized by Centro de Aprendizaje en Evaluación y Resultados para América Latina (CLEAR), Mexico City (September 2012).

 Deuda Privada vs Pública: explicar los patrones de endeudamiento de las ciudades mexicanas, Segundo Congreso Internacional de Evaluación de Políticas Públicas “En el marco de los sistemas complejos” Xalapa, Veracruz (July 2012).

 Gestión y Financiación para el Desarrollo Urbano Sostenible invited talk at the Inter-American Conference of Mayors and Local Authorities, Miami, Fla. (June 2012).

Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant Awardees’ Public Presentations, FIU, Miami, Fla. (February 2012). 

Environmental Sustainability: Can it be done at the Local Level? Roundtable discussion at the Fulbright Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. (November 2011).

Public vs. Private Subnational Debt in Mexico, Fulbright Garcia-Robles Mid-term review conference, Mexico City (February 2012).

Sustainable Urban Development and Its implications for the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) invited talk at the Inter-American Conference of Mayors and Local Authorities, Miami, Fla.  (June 2010).

Local Economic Development and its Implications for the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) presentation for Habitat for Humanity at the World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2010).

 Decentralization in Latin America: Do Local Governments have a Role to Encourage National Growth? presented at the Good Governance and Democracy in the Hemisphere Conference hosted by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (August 2008).

Local Governance and the Creation of Spaces for Civic Action, panel moderator at the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR) regional conference, Lima, Peru (June 2005).

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