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Alejandro Jadresic Marinovic is a Chilean industrial engineer, economist and an academic. He served as Minister of Energy (1994-1998) under the government of Eduardo Frei.
Jadresic is the son of the psychiatrist, Victor Jadresic Vargas and the academic Mimi Marinovic. He studied at the Liceum A-8 in Santiago de Chile and was accepted into the University of Chile after getting one of the highest score (812) in the Academic Aptitude Exam in the country. He graduated with a masters in Industrial Engineering from the University of Chile and subsequently continued his education at Harvard University where he completed a Ph.D. in economics in 1984.
After completing his studies in the United States, Jadresic returned to Chile and began to make a living as a teacher. He also became politically active in campaigns that supported an end to the Pinochet regime, nevertheless he always remained an independent from the major anti-Pinochet political parties.
Universidad Adolfo Ibanez - Alejandro Jadresic, Decano Facultad de Ingenieria y Ciencias
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