On the 30th of May, 2017, Professor Guillermo Calvo, Director of the Program in Economic Policy Management at SIPA was honored during the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Faculty of Economics’ Summer School at the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. Professor Calvo also participated in the series of conferences held during the three-day commemoration activities. The conferences discussed the progress of the university’s Faculty of Economics over the last 20 years, as well as macroeconomic challenges in Colombia and South America.
"Guillermo Calvo is, according to those who know, the most important living macroeconomist in Latin America." (El Mejor Macroeconomista del continente, Kienyke: Sal y Dulce, 06/19/2017. )
Professor Calvo not only supported the creating of the economics summer school, but also taught a class during its first session and in addition to this, invited other renowned professors to teach in the summer school. (Hace 20 años. El Spectador, 06/22/2017.)
"Also, Governor of the Bank of the Republic, Juan Jose Echavarría, gave a few words of toast in which he pointed out that Guillermo Calvo is the most important economist in Latin America." (El mejor macroeconomista del continente. Kienyke: Sal y Dulce, 06/19/2017.)
“Under the leadership of the Dean, Juan Camilo Cardenas, and Professor Marc Hofstetter, the commemoration of the 20 years of the school has included an academic evening with Professors Guillermo Calvo and Carmen Reinhart, the general manager of the Bank of the Republic and the Minister Of Treasury” (Hace 20 años. El Spectador, 06/22/2017.)