Roger Fernandez-Urbano is a Doctor of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute (EUI). Doctoral Fellowship “Salvador de Madariaga” awarded by the Spanish Government and the EUI. His main areas of interest are subjective well-being, social inequalities and social policy. In his interdisciplinary research, he uses experimental methods, panel data and multilevel analyses and qualitative interviews.
After completing his Master of Science (MSc) in Economics of Public Policy from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (2013) and his Master of Arts (MA) in Social Policy from the University of Warwick (2016), he started his PhD at the EUI (2016) and received a Master of Research (MRes). He had previously graduated in Economics at the University of Barcelona (2011) with an academic year at the University of Lund (Sweden).
Roger has worked as a research assistant at the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment at the University of Oxford (2015) and at the University of Barcelona in three Departments of the Faculty of Economics (2011-12). He has also done visiting research periods, particularly at the Centre of Welfare State Research at the University of Southern Denmark (2015), at the University of Pennsylvania (2019) and the European Institute at the London School of Economics (2019-20). He taught full courses on European Integration as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Barcelona (2014-15 and 2016-17).