Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Barcelona and member of the Group interuniverstario Copolis "Welfare, Social Control", attached to the UB (GRC). Their lines of work and specialization are: systems of social indicators, public policy analysis, social research techniques, Multivariate data analysis, analysis of social inequalities, processes of change and social transformation, living conditions and social welfare. Within these areas, He has conducted several investigations and has published books and scientific articles and academic. He has participated in various R & D competitive and research agreements with government. He is also coordinator of the Master in Applied Social Research Techniques (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Universidad de Barcelona and the Col • legi official Sociologists and Political Scientists of Catalonia). Participates in various associations in the field of sociology, specifically currently he is the Vice President of the Catalan Association of Sociology (ACS) and Vice President of the Spanish Federation of Sociology (FES).