Jorge Alvarez García-Tuñón is an Economist (EP) in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. Originally from Guatemala, he holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University and a B.A. from Harvard University. He works in the areas of development, labor and macroeconomics. His current research focuses on inequality, structural transformation, and gaps in productivity and wages across sectors and firms. His policy work focuses on structural reforms in developing and emerging economies.