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Pablo Egaña del Sol

Post-MPhil, PhD in Sustainable Development
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Date of Interview: 
Sunday, November 4, 2012


Pablo Egaña del Sol is a sixth-year student from Chile where he earned a BA and MS in Economics from the University of Chile. His interests include education, behavioral economics, neuro-economics, mining, and political economy.

Prior to starting his studies at SIPA he taught macroeconomics and topics in economic research in the Department of Economics at the University of Chile. Working as a researcher at the Microdata Center at the University of Chile he focused on cultural policy, political economy of social security, and impact evaluations on educational and artistic programs in Chile. He also participated in the first actuarial study of the pension reserve fund of Chile.

During 2008-2009, Pablo conducted research at the Center for Advanced Research in Education (CIAE) at the University of Chile, looking at local identity and development strategies in the Arauco Province, Chile. While at CIAE, he was a consultant for the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research of Chile in the Basal Funding Program as well as for the mining enterprise CODELCO.

He has served as consultant at the IDB for the representative in Chile in the development of the strategy of the IDB in Chile for the period 2010-2014 and was the director of the project to create the GIS containing all projects conducted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Chile. He also was IDB consultant for the cabinet of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in an international research project about the political economy of successful reforms during the XX century in seven countries similar to Chile.

He was member of the board of directors at Amnesty International-Chile (2010).