"The Miracle of Chile"
When Pinochet took power, he implemented numerous economic reforms. Pinochet banned workers unions, privatized social security, and privatized state owned companies. Pinochet relied on the Chicago School of economics for his reforms. The Chilean economy soared, but so did inequality.
Throughout his time as President of Chile (December 17, 1974- March 11, 1990), Pinochet was also President of the Government Junta of Chile (September 11, 1963- March 11, 1981), and Commander in Chief of the Chilean Army (August 23, 1973- March 11, 1998).