Alberto Trejos
Visiting Professor
734 763-9181
Weill Hall
735 S. State #4126
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091
Alberto Trejos is visiting from INCAE where he is a Professor of Economics and previously was dean and general director of INCAE's Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development. As Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica (2002-04) he led the negotiation of CAFTA, the ratification of the FTA with Canada and CARICOM, and Costa Rica's membership into the Central American Costums Union. Trejos has also been involved in his country in the design and enactment of social security reform, the BOT of the main airport, and the regulation and supervision of the banking industry. At the Ford School he teaches a class on economic development issues in Latin America and one on negotiations of international trade agreements. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.