PHD in Economics, senior researcher at the Institute for Economic Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico – UNAM (Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas (IIEc), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México – UNAM) of which he was Director from 2002-2006 and was reelected from 2007-2010. Member of the Mexican National Research System/conacyt.

Responsible for the following research projects: Business Groups in Mexico, financial variables and trends (Grupos empresariales en México, variables financieras y análisis de tendencias); Mexican Business groups behaviour during their internationalization phase (Comportamiento de grupos empresariales mexicanos en su etapa de internacionalización); Financial Variables database at IIEc (Acervo de Variables Financieras (avf) at IIEc). Founder of UNAM’s Economics Journal. Professor at the Postgraduate Program in Economics-UNAM and tutor at the Business Administration Postgraduate Program-UNAM. Author of various books and articles in

national and international journals on subjects related to finance,globalization, FDI and multinational enterprises. Recent publications: Basave Jorge (2016), Multinacionales mexicanas. Surgimiento y evolución, Siglo XXI; Basave Jorge y Carrillo Jorge (2017), Innovación y desarrollo. Una mirada global para entender las multinacionales en América Latina, IIEc/Colef; Basave Jorge y Bravo Ernesto (2018), Endeudamiento empresarial en México y ciclo económico, 2006-2015 in Alicia Girón et al (coord.), Financiamiento y ciclos económicos. Yet to be published; Basave Jorge (2018), Inversión y empleo foráneos de las multinacionales mexicanas, in José Luis Calva (ed),

Por una nueva estrategia de desarrollo. Yet to be published.