Matthew Amengual

Maurice F. Strong Career Development Professor
Assistant Professor

Biography | Selected Publications

Politicized Enforcement in Argentina: Labor and Environmental Regulation. Amengual, Matthew. New York: Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming.

"Pathways to Enforcement: Labor Inspectors Leveraging Linkages with Society in Argentina," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 3-33, 2014

“Linkages and Labour Inspectors: Enforcement in the Garment Workshops of Buenos Aires”, in Creative Labour Regulation: Indeterminacy and Protection in an Uncertain World, edited by Deirdre McCann et. al., International Labor Organization /Palgrave Macmillan, Geneva, 2013.

"Pollution in the Garden of the Argentine Republic: Building State Capacity to Escape from Chaotic Regulation," Politics & Society. Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 526-559, 2013

"Cambios en la capacidad del Estado para enfrentar las violaciones de las normas laborales: los talleres de confección de prendas de vestir en Buenos Aires," Desarrollo Económico (Argentina) Vol. 51, Nº 202-203, 2011

"Complementary Labor Regulation: The Uncoordinated Combination of State and Private Regulators in the Dominican Republic," World Development, Volume:38, Issue 3, 405-414, 2010

"Virtue out of Necessity?: Compliance, Commitment and the Improvement of Labor Conditions in Global Supply Chains," with Richard Locke and Akshay Mangla, Politics & Society, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 319-351, 2009

“Economic development and working conditions in export processing zones:A survey of trends,” with William Milberg, Paper prepared for the International Labor Organization Governing Board, Geneva 2008.

"Norms of Deliberation," with Jane Mansbridge, Janette Hartz-Karp and John Gastil, Journal of Public Deliberation, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2006


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General Expertise
Global standards; Labor standards; Latin America; Regulatory policy; Sustainability