Yann Bochsler, lic.rer.soc., FHNW, studied political science and law at the universities of Bern and Lyon. He worked as a scientific employee from 2011 to 2015 at the central office of the Swiss conference for social welfare (SKOS). Since june 2015 he works as a scientific employee at the Institute for Social Planning, Organisational Change and Urban Development (School of Social Work, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland). His main topics are poverty, social assistance in Switzerland, social and professional integration and adequate housing. He is currently implementing his doctoral project on the subject of young adults without vocational training in social assistance at the University of Geneva under the mentorship of the professors Carlo Knöpfel and Jean-Michel Bonvin. He is member of the individual project (IP205) “welfare boundaries” of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES.