Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Manchester
Originally an economist (Universidad del CEMA, Buenos Aires), I finished my PhD in Social Anthropology in 2018 (University of Manchester) researching the political impact of new technologies. I am currently working as a postdoct researcher (ESRC) and finishing my book manuscript When Uber Arrives (under contract, University of Stanford Press), based on my doctoral research into the conflict of Uber's arrival in Buenos Aires.
Just 12 hours after Ubers service became available in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, taxi industry representatives took the company and the citys administration to court. The case was similar to those faced by the...