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Manager a.i. Insitutions of development
Emilio Pineda
Manager, Institutions for Development Sector


Emilio Pineda is the Manager for the Institutions for Development Sector. From September 2019 to May 2024, he served as Chief of the Fiscal Management Division at the IDB. A Mexican citizen, he has a PhD in Political Economy at the University of Columbia, and a bachelor's degree from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). Between 2003 and 2008 he worked as an economist in the Western Hemisphere Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where he was responsible for conducting monetary, fiscal, and debt analysis for the Caribbean. Between May 2008 and June 2012, he worked at the Secretary of Finance in Mexico, where, among others, he was responsible for the monitoring and regulation of subnational debt, the accounting harmonization of states and municipalities, and the tax regime of public enterprises including the Mexican state-owned petroleum company, PEMEX. Between 2012 and 2019, he was a Principal Fiscal Specialist of the Fiscal Management Division at the IDB, where he led programs to strengthen subnational fiscal management in Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay. He has published numerous articles in the field of decentralization, subnational taxation, subnational debt, and state-owned enterprises.

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