Research Director at the Centre for Research in Economics and Health Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and IZA Research Fellow. Applied economist specialized in econometric and quantitative methods analysis, involved in international projects at NBER, UNICEF and Cambridge University. Judit has taught in universities in Spain (UPF and Girona), The Netherlands and Mexico. Pre-doctoral Marie Curie Research Fellow at Maastricht University where she received her PhD in July 2010. Robert Solow Postdoctoral Fellowship at UPF. Visiting scholar at University of Essex, at the Toulouse School of Economics and at the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a Fulbright-Schuman grant.