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  Victor L. Urquidi  
   
 
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Victor L. Urquidi (1919-2004) attended the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference and from 1947 to 1949 worked in the World Bank. He joined the Mexican Regional Office of ECLA in 1951 and become its director (1952-58). From 1964 to his death he worked at El Colegio de México, as its president from 1966 to 1985 and subsequently as research professor. He wrote extensively about Latin American development, trade, education, science and technology, and more recently, economic aspects of the environment and sustainable development. He was born in France in 1919 as a Mexican citizen and educated at the London School of Economics.

 

 
   
 
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