Luis Felipe Céspedes Cifuentes

Luis Felipe Céspedes Cifuentes

Luis Felipe Céspedes Cifuentes
Minister for Economy, Development and Tourism, Chile

Mr. Céspedes has a Bachelor Degree in Business and Economics, with a major in Economics, from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and a PhD in Economics from the New York University. He has held several positions at the Central Bank of Chile, last as Head of Research Department. From 2006 to 2009, he served as Chief Economic Advisor for the Finance Ministry in Chile. He has been visiting scholar for the Research Department, at the Inter-American Development Bank and the International Monetary Fund. He held teaching positions at the Universidad de Chile, Universidad Católica de Chile, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez and Rutgers University in New Jersey. He has written extensively in the fields of monetary policy, exchange rate and fiscal policy.


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