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Monica Casalet is a researcher, she takes part in professional consultancy teams with many international institutions such as ECLAC, ILO, IDRC and IDB
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Monica Casalet is a researcher in the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO-Mexico) she’s a member of the Mexican Social Sciences Academy and a part of Mexican National Research System. She was invited to join the Transition Team for Science and technology put forward by president Vicente Fox, and also by the current president Felipe Calderon
The study of knowledge-based society, which stresses the growing importance of knowledge as a key productive factor in strengthening national competitiveness and attention to the social demands of growth. The research conducted addresses the reorganization of the institutional environment to facilitate new organizational responses where national and international agency networks become important, by introducing flexibility within and outside the institutions (academia, business and public sector) to develop the capacity transmit information and absorption of new learning, qualities essential in managing the complexity of the knowledge-based society.