Prior to being professor of economics at Arkansas State University Campus Queretaro, Gustavo Iriarte was completing his doctoral degree at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. He was also a part-time consultant for the Millennium Development Villages Project and the Growth and Employment in States project in London. Finally, he was research assistant for various projects at the University of Sussex.

He also has years of experience working as an auditor at Mexico City’s Superior Audit Office (2008-2012).

His publications include:

Iriarte, G. (2018) Unemployment transitions in the Mexican Labour Market and the role of job search channels, forthcoming in Econoquantum, Revista de Economia y Negocios.

Orraca, P. and Iriarte G. (2018) Los salarios de los mexicanos en Estados Unidos y en México durante el periodo del TLCAN, forthcoming. “Orraca, P., Cabrera, F. J. and Iriarte, G. (2016) The gender wage gap and occupational segregation in the Mexican labour market”, Econoquantum, Revista de Economia y Negocios, 13, 51-72. 


PhD, Economics, University of Sussex 

Ms, Development Economics, National Polytechnic Institute 

Bs, Economics, National Polytechnic Institute

Teaching specialties




Development Economics 

Labor Economics 

Research interests

Labor economics 

Informality in developing countries 

Applied microeconomics 

Applied econometrics 


Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association.

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