Mario Damill was born in 1952 in Buenos Aires. He studied Economics at the University of Buenos Aires and the University of Sao Paulo, is Senior Researcher at the Department of Economy of the Center for the Study of State and Society (CEDES) and also a Senior Researcher at CONICET (National Council for Scientific and Technical Research).
He teaches at the University of Buenos Aires, where he has also been the Director of the Master Degree in Economics from 2005 to 2012. He is also a teacher in other public and private national universities.
Mario Damill has worked as an advisor and consultant to many national and international agencies and institutions, including IDB, UNCTAD, ECLAC, UNDP, UNIDO, PREALC, ILO, UNICEF, the National Audit Office (Argentina), the Government of the City of Buenos Aires and the Central Bank of Argentina.
He was Director of CEDES between 1998 and 2002 and board member of the Argentine Association of Political Economy (AAEP) in the period 1994-96. He is referee of several academic journals such as Desarrollo Económico, the Brazilian Journal of Political Economy and the ECLAC Review.
Mario Damill has many publications in books and national and international journals on topics of macroeconomics, money and finance, stabilization, crises, economic growth and development, public debt and macroeconomics of Latin American economies.