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Parcerisa Ll

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Lluís Parcerisa is a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He holds a degree in Sociology (2013) and a Masters in Social Policy, Labour and Welfare (2014). Since 2013 he is a member of GEPS (Globalisation, Education and Social Policies) where he has participate with a I+D research project (ABJOVES) “The early school leaving in Spain. An analysis of decisions, motivations and educational strategies for young people”. He is also part of the evaluation team of the “Magnet school. Partnerships for educational success” by Jaume Bofill Foundation. In the field of consultancy, he has worked in the local administration in the elaboration of local plans for social inclusion, youth and in the area of social innovation.His doctoral thesis analyzes the transnationalization of new public management in the education field and its recontextualization in public schools in Spain. His main research areas are focused on global education governance and the role of international organizations, the analysis of the privatization of education and its impact on social and educational inequalities, early school leaving, and the study of social movements impact.
Fore more info: uab.academia.edu/LluísParcerisa

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Montes, A

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Alejandro Montes. Is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. He graduated in Sociology at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona in 2013 and earned a Master in Social Policy, Labour and Welfare in the same university (2014). Since 2013 is a member of the research group on Globalization, Education and Social Policy (GEPS-UAB).
He is an official member of the research team of R+D project “El abandono escolar prematuro en España. Un análisis de las decisiones, motivaciones y Estrategias educativas de los jóvenes (ABJOVES)” and also part of the evaluation team of “Magnet. Alianzas para el éxito educativo”. He is a member of the Barcelona team in the Horizon 2020 project called "Policies Supporting Young People in Their Life Course European project. A Comparative Perspective of Lifelong Learning and Inclusion in Education and Work in Europe (YOUNG_ADULLLT)". He has published and participated in various national and international journals and conferences.
The provisional title of his thesis is: "Young at the crossroads. Factors release and reclose in the educational trajectories of success "and its main areas of interest are: early school leaving and educational return; analysis of educational paths, specifically in access to higher education, and the impact of inequalities in them.

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Zancajo A

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Adrián Zancajo is graduated in economics at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and master of education research at the same university. Currently, he is conducting the doctorate in sociology about the Chilean education market. He participates in the research projects “The new quasi-market reforms in education in Latin America” (EDUMERCAL) and “Public-Private Partnerships in Educational Governance” (EDUPARTNER). He has collaborated with Education International, Fundació Jaume Bofill and the Observatori Català de la Joventut. His main areas of interest are education privatization policies, educational inequalities and the evaluation of educational policies. He also is member of the Interdisciplinary Group on Educational Policies (GIPE-IGEP).

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Talavera C

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Claudia Talavera Reyes is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain). She holds a BA in Educational Psychology from the Catholic University of Asunción (Paraguay), and an Official MA in Quality and Improvement of Educaion, with emphasis on “Change, Management and Leadership” from the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), as well as other postgraduates courses on Education.

She focuses her research on the study of the relationship between Globalization, Education and Development; Public Education and Inequalities; State, Market and the Right to Education. Her research focuses on the relationships between Educational Policy and Society in South America, and in Paraguay in particular.

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Gallego L

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Liliana Mª. Gallego D. is a PhD candidate in Applied Economics and Sociology at the UAB. Her doctoral thesis in economics is on “Well-being and gender in Medellín-Colombia 2006-2010: application of three studies” and her doctoral thesis in sociology is on “The causal mechanisms of educability: application to the case of Brazil, 2010”.

She is a junior researcher in the project: "Progress and limitations of Education for All". Previously, she worked in the project Training for Employment in Medellin (Inter-American Development Bank 2002-2004) and was lecturer and researcher at the University of Antioquia (2003-2004).

Her main research areas are poverty, inequality, well-being, capabilities, public policy and social policy.

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Curran M

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Marta Curran is a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She holds a degree in Sociology from the Barcelona University (2010), and a Masters in Social and Labour Policies from the UAB (2011). Since 2011 she is a member of GEPS (Globalization, Education and Social Policies) and GIPE (Interdisciplinary Group on Educational Policies) where she has participate in several competitive research projects. Her research areas of interest include education inequalities, education and development, education and social policies and gender. She has participated in seminars and scholar visits at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and Harvard University (in collaboration with the Real Complutense of Madrid). She has also contributed in other research projects about youth and school-work transition with the Catalan public administration.
For more info: https://uab.academia.edu/MartaCurran

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Couceiro M

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Mariña Couceiro López is a PhD candidate at the Sociology Department of the UAB. She holds a degree in Sociology from the Universidad de A Coruña, and in 2007 concluded her European Masters in Social and Labour Policies at the UAB.

Her main research line studies the welfare systems in Eastern Europe. She is also contributing to the GEPS research line that explores the relationship between the level of democracy and the level of povery in Latin America. Moreover, she has taken part of the Project "Autonomías y desigualdad en España: percepciones, evolución social y políticas de bienestar" (2011) of the IGOP (Government and Public Policies Institute).

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Bogino V

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Victoria Bogino holds a degree in Sociology by the Universidad Pública de Navarra, and a Masters in Social and Labour Policies by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

She has taken part of her university courses at the Université Paris 5- Sorbonne,the Universidad Autónoma de México and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales de Paris.

She currently holds a FPU PhD scholarship from the Spanish Government. In the context of GEPS, her PhD research analyzes the experiences and strategies of young generations of graduates in front of processes of social mobility.

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