The asymmetrical globalization of production and the incorporation of technology has optimized processes, maximized profits and provoked changes in employability. At the same time, it gave rise to inequalities and precariousness in the labour market.

Argentina today presents a growing fragmentation of the labour market and of the mechanisms for determining income, added to the weakening of labour institutions. The sustainable development of economies and the equitable distribution of income require a policy that combines macroeconomic order, Product growth, welfare policies and an inclusive labour regulatory framework.

What does this mean? Thinking about labour market changes aiming to protect and expand citizens’ rights, taking into account the working population in both the formal and informal sectors, as well as the needs of an economy that has not been growing steadily for the last 10 years.

We work to promote inclusive growth by thinking about labour regulations and ways of determining income. How? We produce data, analysis and public policy proposals on income determination and institutional and regulatory framework of labour market.

Regulatory reform and innovation has to focus on the people who work, to take advantage of new technologies and to raise social protection standards.


Sebastian Etchemendy holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Buenos Aires. He received his PhD from the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the Torcuato Di Tella University.