Carlos Urzúa is the Secretary of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico. He served as Secretary of Finance of the government of Mexico City from 2000-2003 and founded the Graduate School of Public Administration at Tecnológico de Monterrey, which he directed from 2003-2013. He was previously a professor-researcher at El Colegio de México from 1989-2000 and was a visiting professor in various national and foreign universities, including Princeton and Georgetown. He has authored and edited books on economics and other areas. He has also worked as a consultant to the World Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Nations Development Programme, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Urzúa holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.