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Juan Pablo Jiménez is a Professor of Public Finance at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) in Buenos Aires. He is also an Associate Researcher at the Center for Economic Research (CINVE) in Uruguay and the Vice President of the Ibero-American Association of Local Financing (AIFIL).

Dr. Jiménez was the office director of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Uruguay and the coordinator of the Fiscal Area of the Economic Development Division of ECLAC in Santiago de Chile. Moreover, he worked in the Argentinean Ministry of Economy, the Argentinean National Congress and the Department of Fiscal Affairs of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He was a visiting Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) of Columbia University in New York. In addition, he has been a consultant to numerous organizations, including the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), World Bank, UNICEF, and the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT).

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires, a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Columbia University and another Master’s Degree in Economics from the Di Tella Institute in Buenos Aires. He is the author of numerous books, articles and publications on economic development, public economics, taxation, fiscal policy, natural resources, climate change, social policies, inequality and fiscal federalism.

Short
biography

Juan Pablo Jiménez is a Professor of Public Finance at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) in Buenos Aires. He is also an Associate Researcher at the Center for Economic Research (CINVE) in Uruguay and the Vice President of the Ibero-American Association of Local Financing (AIFIL).

Dr. Jiménez was the office director of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Uruguay and the coordinator of the Fiscal Area of the Economic Development Division of ECLAC in Santiago de Chile. Moreover, he worked in the Argentinean Ministry of Economy, the Argentinean National Congress and the Department of Fiscal Affairs of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He was a visiting Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) of Columbia University in New York. In addition, he has been a consultant to numerous organizations, including the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), World Bank, UNICEF, and the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT).

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires, a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Columbia University and another Master’s Degree in Economics from the Di Tella Institute in Buenos Aires. He is the author of numerous books, articles and publications on economic development, public economics, taxation, fiscal policy, natural resources, climate change, social policies, inequality and fiscal federalism.

CONTRIBUTION TO THE PROJECT

Juan Pablo Jiménez is an economist with experience in the field of economic development, inequality, and fiscal policies. Both as an academic and also as a member of staff of international organizations such as CEPAL, he links economic development with a detailed analysis of drivers of inequality in Latin America. During his fellowships, he focuses on the state of wealth and its high levels of concentration in Latin America and analyzes tax regimes and natural resources in the region.

Recent Publications (Selection)

J . p. Jiménez, Fernando Lorenzo, James Mahón y Gustavo Viñales (2021). “Hacia el fortalecimiento integral de la tributación a la riqueza y la propiedad en América Latina: nuevas oportunidades y viejos desafíos” CINVE, Working Paper.  VIEW PUBLICATION


J. P. Jiménez, José Antonio Ocampo, Andrea Podestá y Maria Fernanda Valdes (2020). “Explorando sinergias entre la cooperación fiscal internacional y los desafíos tributarios de América Latina”
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Bogotá. VIEW PUBLICATION


J. P. Jiménez, J.C. Gómez Sabaini y Ricardo Martner (2017).”Consenso y conflictos en la política tributaria en América Latina”, La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Santiago de Chile. VIEW PUBLICATION


J. P. Jiménez (2015). “Desigualdad, concentración del ingreso e impuestos a las rentas altas en América Latina”, La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Santiago de Chile.  VIEW PUBLICATION


J. P. Jiménez, Giorgio Brosio (2012).”Decentralization and reform in Latin America: improving intergovernmental relations”. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK. VIEW PUBLICATION