PhD in Economics from the Division of Graduate Studies at the School of Economics at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Associate Professor "C" full time from the same institution. Editor in charge of the journal Cuadernos de Trabajo del Cechimex (China-Mexico Studies Center). Research and teaching lines: economic growth, urbanization and environment in emerging economies: the cases of Mexico and China and Sustainable Development. Project coordinator: "Study of the economic dynamics of emerging economies from sustainable development and ecological economy: the cases of Mexico, Brazil and China" sponsored by the General Directorate of Support to Academic Personnel (DGAPA) of UNAM.