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Fergus Hodgson


Fergus Hodgson is the director of Econ Americas. Originally from New Zealand, he holds an MBA in finance from Rice University and a BA in economics from Boston University, where he received an athletic scholarship for rowing. He is a CFA Level II candidate. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Tanisha Mendieta

Communications Director

Tanisha Mendieta is a copy editor and social media manager for Econ Americas. She is founder of Refine Your Words, a freelance proofreading business. She holds a certificate in proofreading by Proofread Anywhere.

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Paz Gómez

Market Analyst

Paz Gómez is a market analyst for Econ Americas. She is cofounder and academic coordinator of Libre Razón, a liberal think tank in Quito, Ecuador. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and political science from San Francisco University of Quito and studies for a master’s degree in digital currency and blockchain from the University of Nicosia. Follow @mpazgomezm.

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Andrés Sebastián Díaz

Media Producer

Andrés Sebastián Díaz is Econ Americas’ media producer. He is the founder of Libertario, a Spanish-speaking community that promotes the ideas of liberty in Latin America, and a collaborator with the Ecuadorian liberal think tank Libre Razón. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations from the University of the Americas. Follow @asdp250.


Mauro Echeverría

Deputy Editor

Mauro Echeverría is Econ Americas’ deputy editor. He holds a BA in international relations with minors in political science and anthropology from the San Francisco University of Quito. Mauro leads the research on local economic development at the Ecuadorian think tank Libre Razón. Follow @MauroEcheOk.

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