Juan Bravo Merino, Economist, specialist in labor issues. Master in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile with a Macroeconomics mention, achieving awards such as the Raúl Yver Oxley award for the best graduate of the class and the Award for Academic Excellence for the Master’s program. He currently serves as Director of the Observatory of the Economic Context of the Diego Portales University (OCEC UDP) and as a professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the Diego Portales University. Previously, he has served as an advisor at the Ministry of Finance and as a senior researcher at the Latin American Center for Economic and Social Policies of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (CLAPES UC).
He has conducted academic research on various labor issues, addressing areas such as automation, training, immigration, job creation and growth, gender equality, unionization and collective bargaining, among others. He has contributed as an author on books on pensions, immigration, and employment.
He is a member of various commissions linked to the discussion and analysis of labor, social security and economic issues in general.