Pablo Quiñonez Riofrío is reading for an MSc in Comparative Social Policy. Prior joining this department, he worked as a lecturer at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the University of Guayaquil, Ecuador. He is an Economist graduated from UTPL (Ecuador) and holds a diploma in Politics from University of London (UK) and a master’s degree in Development Economics and Policy from the University of Manchester (UK). In the past, he also worked as an Advisor for the Labour Minister Office of Ecuador and as a lecturer at UTPL. His research interests lie primarily in the political economy of social policy and inequality.