Juliana Martinez-Franzoni

Juliana Martinez-Franzoni

Associate Professor, Researcher University of COSTA RICA

Juliana Martinez-Franzoni is Associate Professor at the School of Social Sciences, and Researcher at the Institute of Social Research, at the University of Costa Rica.

She earned her PhD degree in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.

Dr. Martínez-Franzoni conducts research on comparative welfare systems in Latin America. During the past five years she led two key international research projects. The first depicted welfare regimes in 18 Latin America countries and included labor market and gender foundations of those respective regimes.  The other closely examined welfare regimes performance filtered through multidimensional gender inequalities. Together with Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, Dr. Martinez-Franzoni  is currently investigating the formation of universal social policies on the periphery. As part of her academic service, she serves as co-editor of the Global Poverty Series, a collaborative endeavor between ZED publications and CROP. 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 and other national and international resources.

Recent publications include “Welfare Regimes in Latin America: Capturing Constellations of Markets, Families and Policies” (Latin American Politics and Society, vol. 50, 2: 67-100); ¿Arañando bienestar? Trabajo remunerado, protección social y familias en América Central (CLACSO-CROP series);  Domesticar la incertidumbre en América Latina: mercado laboral, política social y familias (Universidad de Costa Rica/ PNUD).


News from CROPNET

Poverty Brief: New Developments in International Poverty Law

The UN Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights.

Transformations to Sustainability Programme

ISSC launches a new global research funding programme on transformations to sustainability.

Launch of World Social Science Report 2013 in Norway

April 11, 2014 (09:00-12:00) / Norwegian Research Council, Oslo

The 2013 World Social Science Report "Changing Global Environments" represents a comprehensive overview of the field.

CROP Events

Publishing on development in the time of MDGs

April 25, 2014 (08:30-10:00) / University of Bergen

Public roundtable and launch of new CROP/Zed book series at the Bergen Resource Center for International Development.

Child poverty, youth (un)employment and social inclusion

November 19-21, 2014 / Athens, Greece

Organized by CROP, the Institute of Labour, and Democritus University of Thrace

Social reform and segmented incorporation in Latin America: Dead end or transit to social equality?

May 21-24, 2014 / Chicago, USA

Session co-organized by CROP at the XXXII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA2014).