CEDLAS-FCE-UNLP, Argentina, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Senior Researcher at Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) Argentina
Labor, development, gender economics
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Consultant to the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and United Nations
PhD in Economics, Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP), Argentina, 2014
“Automation in Latin America: Are women at higher risk of losing their jobs?” Technological Forecasting and Social Change 175 (2022) (with M. Bustelo, P. Egaña del Sol, L. Ripani, and N. Soler).
“Does the internet reduce gender gaps? The case of Jordan.” Journal of Development Studies 58:3 (2022): 436–453 (with H.J. Winkler),.
“Who on earth can work from home?” World Bank Research Observer 36:1 (2021): 67–100 (with D. Garrote Sanchez, N. Gomez Parra, C. Ozden, B. Rijkers, and H. Winkler).
“Intra-household exposure to labor market risk in the time of Covid-19: Lessons from Mexico.” Review of Economics of the Household 19 (2021): 327–351 (with C. Peluffo).
“ICT adoption in micro and small firms: Can internet access improve labor productivity?” Development Policy Review 37 (2019): 692–715.
Infrastructure constraints are major obstacles for working from home in developing countriesMariana Viollaz, December 2022Work-from-home possibilities are lower in developing than in developed countries. Within countries, not all workers have equal chances of transitioning from the usual workplace to work-from-home. Moreover, infrastructure limitations and lack of access to certain services can limit the chances of effectively working from home. Having a home-based job can affect, positively or negatively, work–life balance, levels of job satisfaction and stress, and productivity. The differential chances of working from home may end up increasing the levels of income inequality between workers who can and those who cannot work from home.MoreLess