Mario Bergara

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Mario Bergara
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Minister of Economy and Finance of Uruguay
In office
December 26, 2013[1] – February 28, 2015
Preceded by Fernando Lorenzo
Succeeded by Danilo Astori
Personal details
Born May 4, 1965
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political party Broad Front
Alma mater University of the Republic
University of California, Berkeley
Profession accountant, economist

Mario Esteban Bergara Duque, PhD (born 4 May 1965 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan economist, public accountant, professor and politician.

Biography[edit]

Bergara graduated as Economist (1987) and Public Accountant (1990) at the University of the Republic. Later he obtained an MA (1997) and a PhD (1998) in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

He served as Deputy Minister of Economy (2005–2008), then he presided over the Central Bank of Uruguay (2008–2013).[2]

As of 21 December 2013, he was appointed Minister of Economy and Finance, replacing Fernando Lorenzo.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Uruguayan government ministers". Rulers.org. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Mario Bergara: "Estoy de vuelta en casa" (Spanish)
  3. ^ "Mario Bergara, nuevo ministro de Economía". El Observador. 2013-12-21.  (Spanish)
  4. ^ "Bergara for Minister". EL PAIS. 2013-12-22.  (Spanish)

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