Judith Jacovkis Halperin is doctor in sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2011). She has developed her main researches in the research group GEPS (Globalisation, Education and Social Policy) and her research areas are cash transfer social policies, inequalities and educational policies specially adressed to vulnerable groups. She has conducted research stays at the University of Buenos Aires and the University of Amsterdam. At present she is post-doctoral researcher in the GEPS within the project Young Adulllt, Policies supporting young Adults in their life course. A Comparative Perspective of Lifelong Learning and Inclusion in Education and Work in Europe funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme.