Guillermo Cruces

Researcher and Deputy Director at Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies, Professor of Labour Economics at National University of La Plata, Joint Appointment as a Professor of Economics at University Of Nottingham

Guillermo Cruces (PhD in Economics, LSE) is the Deputy Director of the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina (UNLP), and Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham. He is also a Researcher at Argentina’s National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), and a Research Fellow at IZA. His research is focused on labour economics and distributional analysis in Latin America and the Caribbean, and on the economics of perceptions and reference groups in general. He teaches at the graduate and undergraduate level at the Economics Department of the UNLP (chair in Labor Economics). He has published in journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, American Economic Review Insights, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Labour Economics, and Journal of Population Economics, and he has edited books and contributed to collective volumes and reports. He has worked previously for the UK’s Department for Work and Pensions and for the Development Studies Division of the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. He has also been a researcher at STICERD, London School of Economics and Political Science, where he obtained an MSc and a PhD in Economics, and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard’s DRCLAS.