BIO

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Alejandra Trejo is an economist, holds a Master degree in Regional Economics and a PhD in Development Studies. She is currently a professor at the Centre for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies, El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City. She is ambassador to Mexico of the Regional Studies Association, and a UKRI International Development peer review college member. Her research agenda reflects significant interdisciplinary concerns about the issues of urbanisation, urban and regional economic development, governance and policy.

 
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PUBLICATIONS

Books

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METROPOLITAN GOVERNANCE IN LATIN AMERICA

November, 2021

This book represents a powerful analysis of the challenges of metropolitan governance in all its messiness and complexity. It examines Latin American metropolitan governance by focusing on the issue of public service provision and comparatively examining five of the largest and most complex urban agglomerations in the region: Buenos Aires, Bogota, Lima, Mexico City and Santiago.

METROPOLITAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF URBANISATION IN MEXICO

September, 2019

Despite their fundamental economic relevance, the analysis and monitoring of metropolitan economies in Mexico and other countries in the Global South under a comparative perspective are relatively scarce. This volume contains empirical analysis based on comparative perspectives with relation to international experiences.

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LOCALIZACIÓN MANUFACTURERA, APERTURA COMERCIAL Y DISPARIDADES REGIONALES EN MÉXICO

May, 2017

En este libro se examina la organización geográfica agregada y sectorial de las industrias manufactureras en México y se discute de manera crítica el impacto de la implantación del modelo de economía abierta sobre la localización y concentración geográfica de este importante sector económico

INVESTIGACIONES Y ENFOQUES CONTEMPORÁNEOS EN LOS ESTUDIOS URBANOS

June, 2017

Este libro es una obra colectiva que por su contenido se constituye en un referente de lo que hoy en día son los problemas en los que centran su interés los estudios urbanos en México. Los siete capítulos que lo integran contienen una versión compendiada de las mejores tesis de maestría en estudios urbanos y ambientales, de acuerdo con los resultados del Premio Gustavo Cabrera 2013, otorgado por El Colegio de México.

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NEWS & RESOURCES

 
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REGIONAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION AMBASSADOR TO MEXICO

2021

COURSES

School LIbrary
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Researching and Writing

GRADUATE COURSES

I mostly teach in the Master in urban studies program and in the PhD in urban and environmental studies at El Colegio de Mexico. My courses include: regional economics, urban economics, economy and territory, strategies for territorial economic development and methodology.

WORKSHOP COURSES

I also teach short courses on methods and spatial economic theory.

INTRODUCTORY COURSES

I teach the introductory course on economics for postgraduate students in urban studies.

 

GALLERY

Academic events

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GET IN TOUCH

Contact me to discuss my research, teaching, collaboration opportunities or for any other inquiries.

CEDUA, El Colegio de México, A. C.
Carretera Picacho Ajusco No. 20, Col. Ampliación Fuentes del Pedregal. Tlalpan C.P. 14110, Ciudad de México, México.

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