Camila Arza is research fellow at National Scientific and Technical Research Council in Argentina. She specialized in comparative social welfare and social security policy in Latin America and Europe. She has edited Pension Reform in Europe: Politics, Policies and Outcomes (with M. Kohli, Routledge 2008), and has published articles in academic journals including World Development, Journal of Economic History, Journal of Latin American Studies, International Journal of Social Welfare and International Social Security Review. She holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and has conducted research projects on comparative social policy funded by several local and international research agencies. Her current research deals with the reconfiguration of welfare regimes in Latin America following the expansion of non-contributory benefits for unprotected individuals and families.