Irina Burlacu obtained her doctoral degree at the UNU-MERIT/School of Governance and Maastricht University and is currently an Affiliated Researcher. Irina has a background in applied social policy, and her research focuses on cross-border work. She holds a MSc. in Comparative Social Policy Analysis at CEPS/ INSTEAD (Luxembourg & Catholic University of Leuven). More information about her current work can be found here or on her blog.