The best schools of economy in Latin America are in Argentina, according with the research of AmericaEconomía.
The 2009 ranking of the best schools of economy in the region measured three dimensions: actions in the support of social labor, the size in the number of graduates and the professional success reached by its more outstanding past pupils.
IAE of the Austral University of Argentina got the highest score among 48 Latin American schools of economy. The same school got the third place in the best networking management and the most outstanding past pupils.
The third more powerful school of economy in networking management is PUC from Chile. The fourth one is again an Argentinian of the University of San Andrés in Buenos Aires. The other sixth ones are:
- University of Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina, 5th.
- FEA/FIA, University of São Paulo, 6th.
- ESAN of Lima, 7th.
- University Adolfo Ibáñez of Santiago de Chile, 8th.
- FGV-EAESP of São Paulo, 9th.
- ITAM of City of Mexico, 10th.
To decide how important and powerful is a school of economy, the scholars see not only how successful are their past pupils, but also how the center get to keep them in touch to promote investigation and social actions.
IAE-Management and Business School, Universidad Austral
The Austral University of the Pilar district in Buenos Aires, is also considered the biggest community of students in the Latin America and it includes persons from more than 25 nations. It has had international creditation from the European Quality Improvement System of the European Union, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business of the United States and the Association of MBA of Grand Britain. The Financial Times, the Business Week, AméricaEconomía and Apertura publications have considered IAE as one of the highest ranking schools of economy of the region.