Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas División de Administración Pública

Site Leaders: Dr. Ana Elena Fierro Ferráez (ana.fierro@cide.edu) & Dr. Gabriel Puron-Cid (gabriel.puron@cide.edu)

Host Site Coordinator: Armine Rodriguez (armine.rodriguez@cide.edu),

Technical Leader: César Rubén Gutiérrez (cesar.gutierrez@cide.edu)

Introducing your Site Judges: 

Dra. Catherine Vézina (catherine.vezina@cide.edu)

Professor and senior researcher at the CIDE, Mexico, with a PhD in History from Université Laval, Canada. She is a specialist in the history of the Bracero Program and is interested in immigration policies and diplomatic relations with North America. Her book, Migratory Diplomacy: A Transnational History of the Bracero Program, 1947-1952, analyzes the process of renegotiation of temporary agricultural work agreements between the United States and Mexico.

 Dra. Sonja Wolf (sonja.wolf@cide.edu)

 PhD in International Politics from the University of Aberystwyth (United Kingdom). She was a postdoctoral researcher at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where she developed research on street gangs, organized crime and security assistance programs in Mexico and Central America. She was a former researcher at the Institute for Security and Democracy (Mexico City), where she was coordinator and principal researcher of the first comprehensive diagnosis of the National Migration Institute of Mexico. Previously, she worked as United Nations Human Rights Officer in West Africa. She is the author of the book “Mano Dura: The Politics of Gang Control in El Salvador” (University of Texas, 2017). She also acts as an international expert in asylum cases of Salvadoran citizens fleeing from gangs. She is currently a Professor at CIDE associated with the Drug Policy Program. Her research focuses on violence, street gangs, migration and refugees, as well as security and drug policies.

Dra. Artemisa Flores (artemisa.flores@cide.edu)

Professor and senior researcher of the Program of Longitudinal Studies and Surveys (CIDE PANEL). Her skills and expertise include applied econometrics in topics such as gender and development, agricultural economics, development economics, health economics, demography and population studies, and social programs evaluation. Many of her studies and publications are related with migration. She graduated with a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick, UK, and with a Master of Advanced Studies in Economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. She was consultant and expert in the World Bank and the Aregional consulting group.

Dr. Gabriel Puron-Cid (gabriel.puron@cide.edu)

Professor and senior researcher of the Public Administration Division at the CIDE. His lines of research include superior auditing, financial transparency, budget management, performance evaluation, digital government, technological innovations, open government. He has several publications on these topics and years of experience in government, teaching, consulting and training in Mexico, the United States and several countries in Latin America.

Please find below pertinent information about the student networking session on February 22,travel and lodging. 

IMPORTANT: please remember to bring your own laptop computers to the competition. You must have GOOGLE CHROME installed. This is the only browser compatible with the simulation. Tablets are NOT compatible with the simulation. 

February 22 Student Networking Event: Salón de usos múltiples (CIDE) from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Hotel Accommodations:

Location and Transit

    • Transportation will be provided only for Novohotel Santa Fe – CIDE.
    • Driving distance between CIDE and downtown: 30-45 minutes no traffic.

February 23 Competition Day Details:

  • Competition will run from approximately 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM on Saturday.
  • The competition will take place in the Computer Labs, located at the basement #1 of Library-CIB building; CIDE will provide coffee breaks and lunch for the day of the competition.