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Roberto Lavagna

Roberto Lavagna, macroeconomist, former Argentinian government official. Grantee Kingdom of Belgium, Brussels, 1968, 70. Adviser Argentine Embassies in European and Latin America Integration Association, 1970-1984; chief economist 1st Political Party, Argentina, 1981-1984, 2d Largest Political Party, Argentina, 1994-1995; chief negotiator Argentina-Brasil-Mercosur Agreements, 1986-1987.

Background

  • Lavagna, Roberto was born on March 24, 1942 in Buenos Aires. Son of Angel Juan Lavagna and Blanca Serralta.

  • Education

    • Master in Political Economy, University Buenos Aires, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Economic Policies, University Brussels, 1969.

    Career

    • National director, income policy Government of Argentina, 1973—1974, under secretary of public works, 1974. Chief Executive Officer large steel firm, Argentina, 1975-1976. Economic consultant several national and international organizations, Argentina, 1977-1984.

      Minister of industry and foreign trade Government of Argentina, 1985—1987. Director Ecolatina Economic Consultant, Argentina, 1975—2000. Ambassador European Union, 2000—2002, World Trade Organization, Geneva, 2000—2002.

      Minister of economy Government of Argentina, Buenos Aires, 2002—2005. Minister economy Ministry Economy & Production, 2002—2005. Candidate Presidency of Argentina Republican, 2007.

      Thesis researcher Brussels, Belgium, 1969-1970. Professor University del Salvador, Argentina, 1970-1973, University Buenos Aires, 1972-1990. Counselor Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales, 1991-1995.

      Director Instituto de Desarrollo Economico, Argentina, 1993-1995. Associate researcher Harvard University, Boston, 1995. Lecturer in field.

    Works

    • Editor Politica, Economia y Sociedad, 1982, 90. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Justicialista

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Adviser Argentine Embassies in European and Latin America Integration Association, 1970-1984. Chief economist 1st Political Party, Argentina, 1981-1984, 2d Largest Political Party, Argentina, 1994-1995. Chief negotiator Argentina-Brasil-Mercosur Agreements, 1986-1987.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, painting, tennis, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Claudine Jeanne Helene Marechal. Children: Sergio, Marco, Nicolas.
    • father: Angel Juan Lavagna
    • mother: Blanca Serralta
    • spouse: Claudine Jeanne Helene Marechal
    • children: Sergio Lavagna
    • Marco Lavagna
    • Nicolas Lavagna
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    Born March 24, 1942
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University Buenos Aires
    • 1969
      University Brussels
    • 2002
      ambassador, European Union
      Geneva, Illinois, United States
    • 2002
      ambassador, European Union
    • 1973 - 1974
      National director
    • 1975 - 1976
      Chief Executive Officer, large steel firm
      Argentina
    • 1975
      director, Ecolatina Economic Consultant
      Argentina
    • 1977 - 1984
      economic, consultant several national and international organizations
      Argentina
    • 1985 - 1987
      minister of industry and foreign trade Government of Argentina
    • 2002 - 2005
      minister of economy Government of Argentina
      Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • 2002 - 2005
      minister economy Ministry Economy & Production
    • 2007
      candidate Presidency of Argentina Republican
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