Julia Cano, Albert

Research Fellow
Research Support Personnel

+34 93 542 1969
[email protected]
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27 08005 Barcelona

Albert holds a MA in Sociology and Demography from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF, 2010) and a BA in Sociology from the Universitat de Barcelona (UB, 2007). He received the second prize of the XVI Young Sociologists Contests in 2012 from the Catalan Research Institute. Currently Albert is a Ph.D. candidate at the Universitat de Barcelona, Researcher at the Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM, UPF) and a member of the group Analysis of Inequalities and New Social Risks (AINSR, UB). His thesis focuses on the effect of social factors on the gender gap in education. He is a part-time professor in sociology at the Universitat de Barcelona.

His experience includes research collaboration in several projects and areas. Albert has worked broadly on local policies in the area of social inclusion. His academic interests cover mainly the study of poverty and exclusion, life cycle analysis, sociology of family and education.




Research projects (most recent)

"Evaluation of the monetary benefit for in-poverty children in Barcelona". (2015-2016). Financed by Ajuntament de Barcelona and Ivalua. PI: David Casado Marín - Ivalua

"Grandparenting and successful ageing (GRANSAGE)". (01/11/2015-30/04/2017). PI: Dr. Bruno Arpino. Additional information   

"Poverty and educative success". (2015-2016). Financed by Fundació Jaume Bofill. PI: Pau Marí-Klose - Universidad de Zaragoza