Alicia Girón González, researcher at the Institute of Economic Research, has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Postgraduate degree in Latin American Studies from the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She is a professor at the Faculty of Economics and tutor of the Economics, the Latin American Studies, and the Administration Sciences Postgraduate degree programs from UNAM. Her main research issues are fiscal and financial economics, as well as gender economics in relation to financial circuits at a macroeconomic and a microeconomic levels. Director of “Problemas del desarrollo. Revista latinoamericana de Economía”, Coordinator of the Asian and African Studies Program–UNAM. Member of the High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment of the United Nations.