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Eduardo Engel

Professor of Economics, University of Chile

Eduardo Engel is a professor of economics at the University of Chile and director of the Anti-Corruption Program at Espacio Público, a Chilean think tank. He also serves as a member of the Expert Advisory Group on Transparency to the president of the Inter-American Development Bank. Prior to this, Engel chaired Chile’s Presidential Advisory Council on Conflicts of Interest, Influence Peddling, and Corruption in 2015 and was a professor of economics at Yale University from 2001 to 2012. He has published extensively in the areas of macroeconomics, public finance, regulation, and infrastructure economics and coauthored the book The Economics of Public-Private Partnerships: A Basic Guide (2014), which was recently translated into Japanese and Chinese. Engel was awarded the Frisch Medal by the Econometric Society in 2002. He earned a Ph.D. in statistics from Stanford University, a Ph.D. in economics from MIT, and an engineering degree from University of Chile.