Jorge Selaive is the Chief Economist for BBVA Research Chile. Previously, Jorge served as Chief Economist of Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (BCI). He handles short-term and long-term analysis of the financial, economic and regulatory aspects of the Chilean economy.
He was an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, in Washington D.C., and a Senior Economist and Economic Research Manager at the Chilean Central Bank’s Research Division.
He was Director of BCI Corredor de Bolsa (BCI’s brokerage division), a member of the Chilean Association of Banks Public Policy Commission, Editor of the Chilean Economic Review, published by the Chilean Central Bank, and a member of the Price Distortion Commission. He has also been a Professor of Macroeconomics and International Finance at the University of Chile.
He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business Engineering from the University of Chile, where he also completed a Master’s Degree in Finance in 1995. He earned his PhD in Economics from New York University in 2003.
He is also the author of several publications in specialized journals and serves as a member of the Chilean Tax Authority’s Capital Markets Advisory Council and GDP Trend Committee.
March 5, 2018