PhD Economics Boston University, Founding Partner and
President of Bitrán & Asociados. Consulting economist with twenty
years of experience in Chile, the US, and over 30 developing
countries. Areas of expertise include industrial analysis in
regulated markets, economic evaluation of health investment and
reform projects, the study of health care markets, including
econometric studies of demand and provider costs and production.
Fifteen years of academic experience, with teaching posts or
assignments in Chile, the US, France, Lebanon, China, Zaire, and
other countries. Academic Director of World Bank Institute's
Flagship Program in Health Sector Reform and Sustainable Financing
in Latin American and the Caribbean Region. Author of academic
articles, book chapters, and research papers.