Currently serves as Anahuac Tourism Research Center Coordinator, Anahuac Univeristy since 2010. Specialist in Economy and Tourism Topics with emphasis on econometric models. 1) Education Ph.D in Economics, at El Colegio de Mexico, Thesis: “The role of the Non-Agricultural Employment as an income strategy on the reduction of poverty in the Mexican Rural Sector”, 2012. Econometric studies in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in the University of California, Davis, California USA, from September to December, 2004. Master in Economics, al El Colegio de México, 2002. Thesis: “The Program of Direct Support to the Field (PROCAMPO) and the Reconversion of Basic Crops in Mexico: A Survival Model”, 2008. B.A. degree in Economics, Superior School of Economics, National Politechnique Institute, 1999. 2) Academic Acknowledgments Member of the National System of Researchers (SNI) of the National Council of Science and Technology. Candidate level from January 1st, 2017 to December 31th, 2018. Awarded by the World Tourism Organization with the International Award for Best Academic Paper on Innovation in Tourism during 2014, within the “2nd UNWTO Knowledge Network Global Forum: Innovation in Tourism: Bridging Theory and Practice ” Awared by expresident Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León with the “Presea Lázaro Cárdenas in 1999. 3) Academic Experience Professor in the International Doctorate in Tourism in the subjects of The Economics of Tourism and Tourism Statistics, Anahuac University since 2014. Professor in the Master in Management of Tourist Destinations in the subjects of The Economics of Tourism and Statistics for Tourism, Anahuac University since 2015 Professor int the Bachelor’s degree in Business Tourism Adminstration in the subjects of Research Methods in Social Sciences and Tourism Economics. Anahuac University since 2010. Professor in the Master in Economics and Municipal Management in the subjects of Econometrics, Advance Statistics and Program Evaluation. Center for Economic and Administrative Social Research, National Politechnique Institute, since 2010. Profesor del National Council of Economic Education, South Africa 2007. 4) Professional experience Chief Economist of the Division of Graduate Studies and Research School of Tourism and National Polytechnic Institute. Academic Coordinator and leader of the binational researcher team “Center on Rural Economies of the Americas and Pacific Rim (REAP)-PRECESAM” coordinated by the University of California Davis and El Colegio de Mexico. 2005-2008. I performed impact evaluations of programs such as the Land Fund and Young Rural Entrepreneur 2007 of the Food and Agriculture Organization, the Assistance Program for low-income producers “PAPMI”, and diverse researchs that define rural economic policy. Researcher at the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, 2007-2008 where I evaluated the Opportunities Program in 2008. Professor of the National Council on Economic Education. South Africa 2007. External Consultant of the Inter-American Development Bank in the project entitled “Impact of Trade Liberalization on Land Use in the Humid Tropics.” From April 2006 to October 2007. In collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank and SAGARPA I carried out the evaluation of the Program for Country (PROCAMPO) called “The Impact of PROCAMPO in the Agricultural Sector in Mexico and Future Perspectives”, since August 2006 and March 2008. Assessor Support for Agricultural Workers Program with the Social Development Ministry and the PRECESAM, 2004 and 2005. Researcher of the Social Research and Public Opinion Center and Advisor in the “Analysis of the proposal on reducing the rates of the roads of Mexico” for federal deputy Tomás Cruz Martinez in the LIX Legislature of the Mexican Congress. Contributing researcher for the World Bank publication “Beyond the City: The Rural Contribution to Development in Latin America and the Caribbean” in 2005. 5) Research Topics 1. Tourism, Poverty and Development 2. Competitiveness and sustainability of the mexican tourism sector. 3. Applied Quantitative Methods. 4. Econometric Models 5. Forecasting 6. Advanced Macroeconomics.