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  • Edifici B, Campus UAB

    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)

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1993 …2022

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General quality indicators of scientific research

Two research periods, last 31/12/2013,

Six Ph D dissertation supervision.

Scopus: 47 citations, h-index 4

Google academic (since 2015): 681 citations, h-index 13, i10 18

 

 

Research interests

Lecturer at the Department of Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Member of the Education and Work Research Group (GRET) since 1992 and coordinator of the group since 2011. The areas of research he has developed are transition from school to work, secondary education, vocational training, education policy, youth studies.

Since 2006, he has participated in and promoted an international network of comparative studies of young people's educational transitions, in which the International Study of City Youth project has been developed from 2013 to 2019, with the participation of research teams from Australia, the United States, Canada, Norway, Finland, Iceland, France, Poland and Belgium. The comparison has been made between cities, and has coordinated the Spanish team that has analysed the transitions in the city of Barcelona. He has coordinated two national R&D projects (Educational choices and post-compulsory training pathways for young people. International comparative analysis in a context of economic crisis, CSO2013-44540-P; Educational choices and social inequalities in youth biographies: access to university, vocational training itineraries and dropping out of the education system, CSO2016-79945-P), which has covered participation in the international study. In the last five years, he has published several papers and book chapters, as well as presented communications and papers in national and international conferences. He has presented papers in networks of which he is a member such as the Red de Estudios Juventud y Sociedad or the Congreso Español de Sociología, and in other forums such as the Latin America Studies Association or the International Sociological Association congress. He has also been the researcher coordinator of the GRET in the International Comparative Analysis of Social Inequalities (2016-19) project, an exchange project between researchers from Europe and Latin America, and coordinator of the education and work branch of the project.

He has directed four doctoral theses and is currently directing three theses, in the field of vocational training, young people pathways and youth policy. In the area of knowledge transfer, it has signed numerous collaboration contracts with public and private organisations, as well as consultancy collaborations in different institutions. Of particular note are contracts for consulting local institutions to improve guidance and counselling for young people after secondary education, and requests for consulting in the Catalan Parliament in the discussion of the Catalan law on vocational training and in the Council of Europe for the promotion of youth work in Europe. He has participated recently in the research about vulnerable young people pathways sponsored by the non-profit Spanish association of second chance schools. He is currently the coordinator of the digital skills observatory sponsored by the Iman Foundation. Also noteworthy is the transfer of research to teaching, in particular to postgraduate teaching, such as the Master's Degree in Initial Training of Secondary School Teachers, and the Inter-University Master's Degree in Youth and Society. It participates in the doctoral programme of the Department of Sociology, is part of the monitoring committee for doctoral theses registered on the programme and organises seminars for doctoral students.

Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 23 Jul 2002

Degree, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 5 Sep 1990

External positions

Profesor ayudante doctor, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

1 Sep 200231 Jul 2003

Profesor ayudante, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

1 Sep 200031 Jul 2002

Profesor asociado, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

1 Sep 199331 Jul 2000

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