Jaime Espín has a PhD in Economics (University of Granada), a Bachelor Degree in Law (University of Granada) and a Master in Health Economics (Andalusian School of Public Health). He has been Visiting Graduate Fellow in the Department of Economics in the University of California (UCSB), Visiting Professor in Duke University (Fuqua Business School) and Visiting Researcher in The University of Chicago. He has also attended to specialized training activities in the University of Harvard and Oxford.

He is Professor in the Andalusian School of Public Health, where teaches and coordinates projects related to health economics, economic evaluations and pharmaceutical policies.

Prof. Espín is an expert in European pharmaceutical policies and has been external advisor for the European Commission during the High Level Pharmaceutical Forum (Working Group on Pricing). He is currently member of the Experts Committee on Pharmaceutical Policies of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and member of the Pricing Policy Group of the WHO/HAI Project on Medicines Prices and Availability.

He is co-author of the European Commission publication “Differences and Commonalities in pricing and reimbursement systems in Europe” and co-editor of the Pan America Health Organization (WHO/PAHO) publications “The access to high cost medicines in the Americas” and “Guideline for implementing generic strategies in Latin America and the Caribbean as a mechanism to improve access to medicines”.