WASHINGTON — We are pleased to announce that Ernesto Revilla has joined the Latin America Advisor’s board of advisors.
Revilla is the head of Latin American Economics at Citi. He joined Citi in 2015 as Mexico economist, following a 12-year career at Mexico’s Finance Ministry. Since last August, he has headed Citi’s Latin American economic research team in New York.
At Mexico’s Finance Ministry, Revilla was director general of fiscal federalism, chief of the tax policy unit and from 2012 to 2015 was chief economist. In that position, Revilla headed macroeconomic planning, coordinated Mexico’s National Development Plan from 2013 to 2018, served as advisor to the finance minister and participated in budget negotiations.
Earlier, Revilla was an economist at the World Bank in Washington, dealing with financial sector issues, as well as being an East Asia economist.
Revilla studied economics at the undergraduate level at ITAM in Mexico and at the graduate level at the University of Chicago. He has taught several courses in economics at both institutions and has published widely on economic topics.
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