The economist and researcher on employment and development in Argentina, Javier Lindenboim, died this Sunday at your 71 years.
This was confirmed by sources close to his family during the afternoon, who did not provide details about the cause of his death.
Lindenboim served as director of the Center for Studies on Population, Employment and Development (Ceped) of the University of Buenos Aires and had led important research on the poverty and labor structurel in the country, among other related topics.
Graduated in Political Economy from the UBA, he devoted himself during his extensive career to teaching and to research: he was a professor in the Economics career at his university and also at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, the National University of Tres de Febrero, the National University of Luján and the University of Mar del Plata.
He was also recognized as a promoter and Frequent opinion columnist on the current economic situation. His investigations were published in different media such as Clarín, La Nación, Perfil and Infobae, among others.
In his last publication in this newspaper he had questioned “the endless squabbles in the dome” that “they have taken another minister,” in reference to the resignation of Martín Guzmán at the beginning of July.
Regarding his research, he also worked on “sociodemographic development in large urban agglomerations”, “the regulation and management of public motor transport” and other dimensions of Argentine social segmentation.
On several occasions his works were cited in the investigations published by the Conicet over the last decades.
He was also part of multiple teaching boards for postgraduate theses -masters and doctorates- as well as directing undergraduate theses for Economics students at the UBA.
Said faculty spoke about the news on their social networks and lamented his death in a post.
“Dear community: With great sadness, we regret to report the recent death of Dr. Professor Javier Lindenboim, who served as Professor of the National Accounts subject and Researcher and Director of CEPED at our university,” they wrote in a tweet.
Without highlighting his extensive career or his great merits, Lindenboim defined himself in a simpler way on the internet: “Economist. Long-suffering fan of San Lorenzo. Three grandchildren. Teacher and researcher“, still reads on his Twitter profile.
In one of his last publications, he referred to the current situation in the country when -marked by the resignation of the former Minister of Economy and the appointment of Silvina Batakis as his successor- the economic crisis and the currency run worsened.
“We are bad, but where are we going?” He had asked his followers. Along with the post, he attached a graphic that sought to answer the question.