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|Minister of Economy and Finance of Uruguay|
Aug 19, 2003 – March 1, 2005
|Preceded by||Alejandro Atchugarry|
|Succeeded by||Danilo Astori|
|Born||April 27, 1962|
|Alma mater||University of the Republic|
He was Minister of Economy and Finance during the final years of Jorge Batlle's presidential term (2003-2005).
Alfie received a degree in public accounting from the University of the Republic in the year of 1985, where years later, he would also receive a degree in economics. In this university he worked as an adjunct professor of the Department of Economics, where he taught basic macroeconomics. He also worked as a teacher at the University ORT Uruguay, and at the University of Belgrano in Argentina. He is currently a professor of Economics and public finance at the University of Montevideo.
In 1985 he joined the Office of Planning and Budget with the position of adviser. In 1991 he went to the Ministry of Economy and Finance as an adviser in the area of Macroeconomic Advisory. He also represented Uruguay in several negotiations with international organizations, such as the one that resulted in the rescheduling of Uruguayan public debt in 2003. In addition, he was a consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the Pan American Health Organization, and the World Health Organization.
In August 2003, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Alejandro Atchugarry, resigned. Then the President of the Republic, Jorge Batlle, offered the position to Isaac Alfie. His term as minister was extended until March 1 of 2005.
In the elections for the Board of Directors of Club Atlético Peñarol held in November 2008, Isaac Alfie accompanied the opposition list No. 2809, led by Daniel Benech, whose motto was "Peñarol is the people." This list would be in second place in number of votes, after the officialismo, headed by Juan Pedro Damiani.
- "List of Uruguayan government ministers". Rulers.org. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
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