Jorge Tapia

Jorge Tapia

Former Research Fellow
Jorge Tapia

Jorge Tapia was a Research Fellow at the Center for International Development's Growth Lab from 2017 to 2020.

Prior to joining CID, Jorge worked six years at the Chilean Ministry of Finance as a Capital Markets Advisor and Deputy Executive Director of the Financial Stability Council (FSC). During this time, he actively participated in the design, discussion and implementation of some of the most important legal initiatives of the capital markets agenda; led the work of the working groups that the FSC created; and coordinated the work of high-level commissions and technical assistances. Additionally, he was Chile’s representative on the OECD Committee on Financial Markets. Jorge also was Head of Research at MCC, a financial service company in Chile, and a summer intern at the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs at the OECD. In parallel with his other professional duties, he was an Economics professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile for five years.

Jorge holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Financial Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He also holds a Master in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard University.

Current Research/Projects Areas of Expertise
Economic Growth Analysis in Hermosillo Economic Complexity
Design of Productive Transformation Strategies
for Baja California, Campeche and Tabasco
Growth Diagnostics
Capital Markets
  Financial Stability

Contact Information

Center for International Development
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138