Pablo Pincheira is Assistant Professor at the Business School of Adolfo Ibañez University. Prior positions include Senior Economist at the Research Department of the Central Bank of Chile, and Manager of the Planning Department at the Ministry of Mining of the Government of Chile. He was also member of the Chilean Copper Commission (2010-2012). He is currently member of the editorial committee of the International Journal of Economic Sciences. He graduated as mathematical engineer from the University of Chile in 1996 and holds a Ph.D. in economics from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006.