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Julia Furtado de Barros

Julia is a Doctoral Researcher at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Luxembourg. She holds a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Uberlândia (Brazil) and a MSc degree in Sociology from Tilburg University (The Netherlands). She works in the PRO-active Policymaking for Equal Lives – PROPEL project which investigates housing policies and inequality. Her research interests comprise the dynamics of poverty, socioeconomic and wealth inequality. Particularly, the interplay of housing policies, labour markets and pensions influencing socioeconomic and wealth inequalities among young people in Europe. Her work trajectory includes researching public policies for vulnerable populations in Brazil and working as a researcher at the European Values Study (EVS).


You can find Julia on LinkedIn.