Juan Pablo Chauvin is currently a researcher at both the Center for International Development and the Center for State and Local Government at Harvard. His current research at the CID focuses on the economic complexity of cities and regions. In the past he was Consultant with the German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ) in Ecuador where he advised local and provincial governments on economic development policies. He also held teaching positions at three Ecuadorian universities. He holds a BA in Economics and a BA in Sociology from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, a MPP in Local Development from FLACSO-Ecuador and an MPA in International Development from Harvard.