Edna Jaime is General Director and founder of México Evalúa, a Mexican think tank that focuses on evaluating and monitoring government performance concerning public finances, accountability, transparency, security, justice and combating corruption. She has more than 25 years of research experience developed through the analysis of diverse topics of public policy and more than 10 years of experience leading think tanks. Previously, she acted as General Director of the Mexican Think Tank Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo (CIDAC).
In her career, Edna has directed and collaborated in more than 20 research works that have had an impact on public decision-making in Mexico. She earned a Bachelor Degree in Political Science from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). Edna also participates as a weekly columnist for the Mexican Newspaper El Universal and collaborates with several nationwide TV and radio news programs. In 2011, she was honored with the Professional Merit Award issued by ITAM for her career in civil society organizations.
Areas of expertise:
• Budgeting and public expenditures
Institution / Affiliation : Mexico Evalua
Geographical Region: North America
Policy: Corruption, Governance