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Facundo Piguillem

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Facundo Piguillem is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Einaudi Institute for
Economics and Finance (Rome). His research focuses on macroeconomics, political
economy, economic growth and diversity. He has held visiting positions at The World
Bank, The Federal Reserve Bank ofMinneapolis and the University of Montreal. Hewas
educated at the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba (Licenciado en Economia), ILADES Georgetown University (MA in Economics) and at University of Minnesota (PhD in

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