The REDES project was born as an initiative of multiple actors willing to work together to understand how social ties can influence individuals´ job search. This project proposes an original system of surveys in three steps conducted by the DANE, the University of Los Andes and the University of Bordeaux. The first stage, using an administrative database (Great Integrated Household Survey), captures the characteristics of employed people and their jobs to the scale of the metropolitan area of Bogota. The second stage, linked to the first one (REDES Quantitative Survey), shows the influence of personal network dimensions on labor market outcomes. The third stage identifies the relational embeddedness of the employment dynamics through narrative interviews (REDES Narrative Survey). Thus, with this methodology, applied to the geographical area of Bogota, we propose to revisit the results on the differential impacts of networks in the labor market. This project clarifies the relational practices of social actors. This original analysis leads us to establish bridges with other thematics in social sciences (inequality, stratification and segregation in urban labor market).
Research and cooperation projects
 International scientific cooperation program (2016-2018) REDES - Social Network Surveys and Analysis in Bogota's labor market. 38,000 EUR University of Bordeaux - University of Los Andes
 Personal Network data : Quantitative survey (2016-2017) REDES STEP 1: Cross-sectional network data matched with household data. 18,000 EUR University of Los Andes - Sciences Po Bordeaux - University of Bordeaux - DANE
 Personal Network and Employment Trajectory data : Qualitative survey (2017-2018) REDES STEP 2: Narrative data and statistical analysis. 3,000 EUR University of Los Andes - Sciences Po Bordeaux