Edgar Chavez joined the World Bank’s Global Indicators Group in 2013. He is a Regulatory Specialist working on subnational business climate assessment projects. His work focuses on the analysis of best practices in the regulatory environment to encourage private sector development at the subnational level. Previously, he worked with the global Doing Business team where he covered the Registering Property topic and led the Getting Credit - Credit Information team. He holds a master's degree in international relations and international economics from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a bachelor's degree in international relations from the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico). Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Mr. Chavez worked at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and at the commercial section of the Canadian Embassy in Mexico. He speaks Spanish, French and is conversant in Russian.