The official will replace Guido Sandleris, the new Central Bank President
Miguel Braun will be the new Secretary of Economic Policy of the Ministry of Treasury of the Argentine Republic. Braun will coordinate the design, preparation and proposal of strategic guidelines for the programming of economic policy and long-term development.
Braun worked from December 2015 as Commerce Secretary within the Production Ministry.
He has obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of San Andrés and a Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard University. He has lectured at the University Torcuato Di Tella, University of San Andrés and University of Buenos Aires. He was the author – together with Lucas Llach – of “Macroeconomía argentina”, a textbook on macroeconomics. He was one of the founders and the Executive Director of CIPPEC and the Executive Director of Fundación Pensar from 2010 to 2015. Between 2012 and 2015 he was Director of Banco Ciudad.