PhD in Economics, University of Michigan. Business Engineer with a major in Economics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His areas of specialization are public finance, especially tax policy, and empirical industrial organization with an emphasis on free competition policies. He has published numerous articles in specialized academic journals. He has been a Research Associate at the Office of Tax Policy Research and a Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan. In addition, he has advised the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank on tax matters. He is a member of the National Tax Association in the United States and the International Industrial Organization Society. In January 2011 he joined the Adolfo Ibáñez University as a research professor. President of the Chilean Society of Public Policies 2014-2015.