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Sebastian Pinera

Miguel Juan Sebastian Pinera Echenique is the President of Chile. He was the winner of the second round of the presidential election that took place on Sunday, January 17, 2010, and took office on Thursday March 11, 2010. He is a well known economist, investor, businessperson, politician, former Senator, and leader of the presidential and parliamentary electoral coalition Coalition for Change.

Pinera then matriculated at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile for his undergraduate degree in economics, from which he was graduated in 1971 with one of the highest grade point averages in the history of the university. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Raul Iver Oxley Prize, given to the overall best student of each class.

Pinera continued on to Harvard University on a partial Fulbright Program for his postgraduate studies in economics. During his time at Harvard, Pinera and a classmate co-authored an article entitled, "The Old South's Stake in the Inter-Regional Movement of Slaves" for the Journal of Economic History. He also worked as a teaching fellow during 1975 and 1976. After three years at Harvard, Pinera was graduated with both a master's and a doctorate in economics. His thesis was entitled, "The Economics of Education in Developing Countries."

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Grupo Tantauco: Derechos Humanos

LAN Airlines 2007 annual report, p. 29

La Nacion: Inversionista en Fuga

Ethisphere Magazine: Insider Trading

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Pinera's Campaign Anthem

Pinera's Thank you Banners

Pinera Campaign Billboard

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Axxion Falls After Post-Election Surge as Halt Lifted (Update2)

Chile's billionaire new president profits from share surge

Pinera's Axxion approves LAN stake sale

UPDATE 2-Chile's Pinera offers Cuetos $1.23 bln LAN stake

Pinera vende acciones de clinica en Chile

Pinera to Auction 36 million USD Las Condes Stake (Update1)

Cuestionan formula de fundacion para Chilevision

Ex Fundacion Futuro cambia de funcion y queda como duena de las acciones de Chilevision

Cuestionan formula de fundacion para Chilevision

Colo-Colo, la pasion de Pinera

El presidente empresario

Chiles Pinera unveils cabinet of unity

Pinera pide a sus futuros ministros renunciar a sus cargos en empresas antes del 28 de febrero

Official website

Extended biography by CIDOB Foundation

Biographical notes, in Spanish

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