BiographyAlejandra Trejo is an economist and holds a PhD in Development Studies from the University of East Anglia in the UK. She is currently a professor at the Centre for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies, El Colegio de Mexico. She was the academic coordinator of the master program in Urban Studies in this center (2013-2015). Recently she has been a Fulbright visiting scholar at the University of California (2018), a visiting researcher at CREPIB in Colombia (2018), and a visiting research fellow at the Brussels Centre for Urban Studies (2019). She is a member of the National Researchers System in Mexico, ambassador to Mexico of the Regional Studies Association, and a UKRI International Development peer review college member.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Areas of expertise include urbanisation and metropolitan areas; industrialization; labour markets; economic growth, productivity and efficiency; specialization; location and spatial distribution of economic activities; and regional policy and governance.
My research agenda reflects significant interdisciplinary concerns about the issues of urbanisation, urban and regional economic development, governance and policy.
Published: May 07, 2020 by Regional Studies
Authors: Alejandra Trejo-Nieto
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Urban Studies
Issues of city statecraft require deep analysis, deliberation, planning and discussion because of the governing challenges and choices involved. Public budgets have been a potent and determinative political and policy instrument, but no tool of statecraft is becoming as meaningful as funding and financing.
Published: Mar 07, 2018
Published: Aug 28, 2017