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Mónica Ballesteros

Monica is a Public Policy Consultant for The Economist Intelligence Unit, the research arm of the Economist Group. Monica is the project manager for the Global Microscope, an index that assesses the environment enabling financial inclusion in 55 countries across the world. Prior to her work at the EIU, Mónica was part of the G20 team at the Mexican Ministry of Finance, where she focused on the financial inclusion agenda. She also worked for a strategic consulting firm in Mexico, where she designed and implemented communication and crisis management strategies. Monica has a Master's degree in International Affairs from Tufts University, where she majored in international finance and development economics. She has a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College.

Posts by Mónica Ballesteros

Financial Inclusion, Key to Latin America & the Caribbean's Recovery

Financial inclusion is playing a fundamental role in Latin America & the Caribbean's economic response and will be essential for its economic recovery: such is one of the main conclusions of the Global Microscope 2020 report.