José Torra is an economist and author. He is director of economic affairs at the Movimiento Libertario de México, an organization whose goal is to help with the dissemination of the ideas of individual liberty and free markets in Mexico. He is the author of the book, Jonestown: Religión y Socialismo, published by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation. He is currently the head of research at Caminos de la Libertad, a member of the Economic Freedom Network; its mission is to promote discussion about, and reflection upon, the different aspects of freedom. He has a Licentiate degree in economics from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.