Economist who designed Chile's private pension system and served as Chilean Secretary of Labor and Social Security.
He earned a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.
He was a member of the "Chicago Boys," a group of economists who attended either the Universidad Catolica de Chile (in Pinera's case) or the University of Chicago.
His father was the Chilean ambassador to the United Nations.
He and Nicolas Eyzaguirre were both prominent Chilean economists.