Huascar Eguino works as a Lead Specialist in Fiscal and Municipal Management at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, D.C. Economist with specialization in municipal nance and management, fiscal decentralization, and urban development. He holds a Master’s degree in Local and Regional Development from the Institute for Social Studies (ISS, 1994-5) and postgraduate studies in Urban Development Financing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, 1997-8); Infrastructure Finance, Harvard University (2000); and Housing Finance, University of Pennsylvania (2007). He has more than 20 years of experience in Latin American and the Caribbean and has provided technical advice to 18 national governments and more than 100 sub-national entities. Twice, he received the IDB’s Outstanding Team Award for his work in Brazil (Line of Credit for Municipalities - PROCIDADES) and Mexico (Program for Strengthening of States and Municipalities).