Leonardo Gasparini

Director, Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies at National University of La Plata

Leonardo Gasparini is the director of the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) at Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) in Argentina. Gasparini has a Ph.D in Economics from Princeton University. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Income Distribution and Labor Economics at UNLP. He has published articles on income distribution, social policy and labor issues in several international journals such as the Journal of Public Economics, Review of Income and Wealth, Social Choice and Welfare, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Journal of Economic Inequality, Journal of Income Distribution, Journal of International Development, and others. He has written several books on development issues. Gasparini has taught courses and given seminars on distributive issues in almost all Latin American countries. Gasparini has been awarded with the Guggenheim fellowship 2009.