Gustavo A. Del Angel

Biography: 

Gustavo A. Del Angel is the 2015-16 W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow and the Susan Louise Dyer National Fellow. He is a professor in the Department of Economics at CIDE in Mexico City. His areas of research are financial history, banking and microfinance. He holds a PhD in History from Stanford University (2002). In 2006, he was Professeur Visitant “Alfonso Reyes”, at the Universite de Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle. In 2000-01 he was a researcher at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the University of California at San Diego. He has also participated in nonacademic projects: he worked in the Mexican central bank and during the past ten years in consulting projects for government, international, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations. He has also been a nonexecutive directorate in microfinance organizations. In 2007 he received the Espinosa Yglesias Award for Economic, Political and Social Thought. He is member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences. 

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Competition and Efficiency in the Mexican Banking Industry: Theory and Empirical Evidence

by Gustavo A. Del Angel , Sara G. Castellanos, Jesús G. Garza-Garcíavia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, November 19, 2015

This book contributes to the understanding of competition policy in the Mexican banking system and explains how levels of competition relate to banks' efficiency. The authors study the banking sector in Mexico, a developing country with a regulated and sound banking system and an industry with strong participation from global systemic banks.