1980, degree, Engineering, Univ. of Chile; 1987, PhD, Statistics, Stanford; 1991, PhD, Economics, MIT. 1991-92 Visiting Instructor, Dept of Economics, MIT; 1992-94, Assist Professor of Public Policy, Kennedy School, Harvard. With Univ. of Chile: 1980-83, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematical Engineering; 1994-98, Assoc. Professor and 1998-2001, Professor, Dept of Engineering. Since 2001, Professor of Economics, Yale. Research Associate, Nat'l Bureau of Economic Research; Research Program Member, Int'l Growth Center @ LSE and Oxford. Also affiliated with Cowles Foundation, Economic Growth Center, Council for Latin American and Iberian Studies, Yale. Former VP and Exec. Cttee Member, and current President-Elect, Latin American and Caribbean Economics Assoc. Member: Academic Cttee, CREM; Global Agenda Council on Infrastructure, World Economic Forum; Scientific Cttee, Economics of PPPs Chair, University Paris I Sorbonne; various other organizations. Author of various works, including The Economics of Public-Private Partnerships: A Basic Guide (forthcoming, 2013) (Co-Author).