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Economic Competitiveness and Labor Reform in Argentina: A Conversation with Labor Minister Jorge Triaca

Date & Time

Apr. 10, 2018
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Location

4th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Economic Competitiveness and Labor Reform in Argentina: A Conversation with Labor Minister Jorge Triaca

Labor reform is a central component of Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s reform agenda, designed to modernize the Argentine economy and increase competitiveness. The proposed reforms seek to reduce labor informality, address gender inequalities, increase access to youth employment and reduce labor litigation. Following significant tax and pension reforms last year, the labor legislation is the government’s top priority, and is being closely monitored by foreign investors.

Please join us on Tuesday, April 10 at 3 p.m. for a conversation with Argentine Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Security Jorge Triaca, who will discuss Argentina’s labor market, its shifting union landscape, and recent progress increasing employment and reducing poverty.


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Argentina Project

The Argentina Project of the Latin American Program, aspires to be the premiere institution for policy-relevant research on the political and economic reforms underway in Argentina. The project will be a valuable resource for senior officials in the U.S. and Argentine governments, lawmakers, investors, diplomats, and journalists.  Read more

Latin American Program

The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin American Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.  Read more

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