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Marcos Perez

M.A., The University of Texas at Austin

Marcos Perez

Biography

 

ESPAÑOL

Marcos Perez es un estudiante de doctorado en el Departamento de Sociologia. Su principal interes es el estudio de las desigualdades sociales y la accion colectiva. En particular, Marcos busca estudiar la forma en que los movimientos sociales promueven la implementacion de politicas progresivas de distribucion del ingreso, favoreciendo una mejor distribucion de la renta y la riqueza.

Actualmente, Marcos se encuentra trabajando en dos proyectos de investigacion. Por un lado, un estudio de la relacion entre politicas neoliberales y desigualdad del ingreso para diferentes grupos de paises. Por otro, un analisis de la trayectoria del movimiento piquetero en Argentina luego de la crisis de 2001-2002.


ENGLISH

Marcos Perez is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology. His main areas of interest are social inequality and social movements. In particular, Marcos is interested in the way social movements in general  may promote the implementation of progressive and redistributive policies, therefore acting as a force towards a better distribution of wealth.

Marcos is currently involved in two research projects. On the one hand, a study of the relationship between neoliberal economic policies and income inequality for different groups of countries. On the other, an analysis of the trends in collective action in Argentina after the economic crisis of 2001-2002, with special emphasis on the piquetero movement.

 

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