Juan Pablo Montero is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) and former Visiting Scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and the Stanford Department of Economics and Center for Latin American Studies. He also is Associate Researcher at the Complex Engineering Systems Institute (ISCI).

His research focuses on the areas of industrial organization, environmental and energy economics and resource economics. He has published papers in top economic journals, including the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Theory, and Rand Journal of Economics.

Juan-Pablo has advised on several significant competition cases in Chile, related to collusion, merger control, and abuse of dominance across a diverse range of industries, both for the competition authority and corporations. He has also testified before the Competition Court in Chile.

He holds a PhD in Industrial Economics, an MSc in Economics and an MSc in Technology and Public Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and an MSc in Hydraulic Engineering and a BA in Civil Engineering from PUC. He was recognized by El Mercurio as Economist of the Year in 2007 and is recognized as Thought Leader in competition by Who’s Who Legal.