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Tuesday, March 11 de 2014

Undersecretary Resume

Alejandro Micco Aguayo was born on January 4th, 1968, in Concepción, Chile. He has two little daughters.

Mr. Micco is Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University (2000) and Master (1998) from the same university. He obtained his degree in Industrial Engineering (1993) and Master of Science in Engineering from Universidad de Chile (1995).

As he has been member of the Christian Democratic Party, he has had the opportunity to participate in politics since he was young. During 1992 he was also elected President of the Student Committee of Industrial Engineering at Universidad de Chile.

Between 1994 and 1996 he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering, Universidad de Chile, and he also served as and advisor at the Minister of Finances. After that, between 2001 and 2005 he worked at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington DC.

After he came back to Chile, in 2005 and 2006 he worked as a Senior Economist at the Central Bank of Chile, specializing in the analysis of macroeconomic and financial environment in Chile and abroad.

In 2006 Alejandro Micco became Senior Economist at the Minister of Finances. He participated in processing important bills such as the Retirement Reform, Bonds Tax Reform, and also in creating Negative Tax on hiring young workers, among others. Mr. Micco worked on the development of economic plans which objective was dealing with the international financial crisis of 2008.

During 2009 and 2010 he served as Chief Economist at the Minister of Finances, engaging in its development and processing projects in the finances and labor area, fiscal stimulus and the negotiation of agreements with trade and union organizations.

He is co -author of several books and he has published in various international journals such as Journal of Banking & Finance, The World Bank Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Policy Reform, Economics Letters, among others. His research has been used in policy debates in Latin America and in Europe. It includes Financial Macroeconomics and Labour Market.

Lately, he has served as Academic Director of the Master in Economic Analysis and Researcher of the Microdata Center at the Faculty of Economics and Business at Universidad de Chile.

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