Juliana Martinez-Franzoni

Juliana Martinez-Franzoni

Associate Professor, Researcher University of COSTA RICA

Associate Professor at the University of Costa Rica (Institute of Social Research, School of Political Science, and Center of Political Research and Studies).

Dr. Martínez-Franzoni conducts research on comparative welfare systems in Latin America. Her research focuses on welfare regimes, social policy and inequality in Latin America.  Together with Diego Sánchez-Ancochea (University of Oxford), Dr. Martinez-Franzoni is currently investigating the formation of universal social policies on the periphery. Together with Merike Blofield (University of Miami) she examines cross-national work/family policy in the five Latin American social policy forerunners.

As part of her academic service, she serves as co-editor of the ZED/CROP Global Poverty Series and member of Social Policy´s international advisory board. Along with extensive funding from the Carolina Foundation, the Latin American Council for Social Science Research, and the British Academy, Dr. Martinez-Franzoni’s work has been awarded financial support from Fulbright´s Visiting Program for Central American Scholars, Kellog Institute for International Studies, DesiguALdades and other national and international resources

Her recent books include:

  • Good Jobs and Social Services (Co-authored): How Costa Rica achieved the elusive double incorporation. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan 2012.
  • Domesticar la incertidumbre en América Latina: mercado laboral, política social y familias. CLACSO-CROP 2008.

Among her recent authored and co-authored articles are:

  • “The Double Challenge of Market and Social Incorporation: Progress and Bottlenecks in Latin America”. Development Policy Review 2014.
  • “Filling the missing link between universalism and democracy: the case of Costa Rica". Latin American Politics and Society (LAPS) 2014.
  • “Can Latin American Production Regimes Complement Universalistic Welfare Regimes?. Latin American Research Review 2013.
  • “Welfare Regimes in Latin America: Capturing Constellations of Markets, Families and Policies”. Latin American Politics and Society 2008.
  • “Maternalism, Co-responsibility, and Socioeconomic Inequalities: A Typology of Work–Family Policies” (Social Policy).

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CROP Events

Sustainability Science: A Response to Global Challenges?

Deadline for registration: 19 December 2014

Seminar series organised by CROP and the Bjerknes Centre: 21 January, 11 March & 11 May 2015

Call for papers: Poverty, Water and Development in the South

3-5 June 2015 / Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

International workshop organised by CROP, the Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana (UNILA, Brazil), the Nile Basin Research Programme (NBRP) and the University of Bergen (UiB).

Call for CROP FELLOWS 2014-2018

Deadline: 30 November 2014

The first CROP Fellows were appointed for the period 2010-2014. The CROP Secretariat is now issuing an open call for 15 fellows for a new term 2014-2018.

News from CROPNET

Future Earth Young Scientist Networking Conference 2015

Deadline for applications: 22 December 2014

The Future Earth Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science discussing the theme of “Future Sustainability — the role of Science in the SDGs” will take place at Villa Vigoni, the German-Italian Centre for Cultural and Scientific Exchange at Lake Como in Italy, 24-30 May 2015.

Call for Nominations - Stein Rokkan Prize 2015

Deadline: 15 February 2015

The Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research is presented by the International Social Science Council (ISSC), the University of Bergen and the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR).

New Poverty Brief: Separating and Combining Child and Adult Poverty

It is possible to arrive at an estimate of child poverty which is part and parcel of the broader (population-wide) measurement of total poverty?