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Alfonso Prat Gay


Alfonso Prat Gay is an Argentine economist and politician. He was President of the Central Bank of Argentina from December 2002 to September 2004, and was elected Congressman for the Civic Coalition in the 2009 elections.

In 1994, Prat Gay joined JPMorgan in New York and went on to work for the bank in its Buenos Aires and London branches until 2001. He co-founded APL Economia, an economic consulting firm.

In December 2002, Prat Gay was named President of the Central Bank of Argentina, at only 37 years of age, and served until September 24, 2004. Argentina names new bank chief, BBC News, 10 December 2002. Accessed 27 March 2009. He won the 2004 Euromoney Central Bank Governor of the Year award for his work. Central Bank Governor of the Year 2004: Argentina ditches its respected central bank governor on eve of crucial bond exchange, Euromoney, September 2004. He completed his term and did not accept the offer from President Nestor Kirchner for another term of six years due to disagreements with the president on the independence of the Central Bank, anti-inflationary policies, and on negotiations on defaulted bonds. Pagina/12 (9/18/2004)

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