Covid-19 and the 2020 furloughs: from the health pandemic to the jobs pandemic
Which sectors of the population were most affected by ERTES and EREs in 2020? This article analyses the effects that they had on Spain's labour market.
The divide between the rural and the urban world
The divide between the rural and urban worlds has important consequences in social, economic, environmental and even political terms. Finding a balance should be a priority.
The divide between analogue and digital
The technological revolution has not reached the entire population equally. This is leading to the appearance of technological divides between countries and collectives alike.
The divide between retro-capitalism and turbo-capitalism
Globalisation and the rapid technological and digital transformation has resulted in two coexisting economic models: “turbo-capitalism”, which works with international logic, and “retro-capitalism”, which adopts the old logic of protectionist capitalism.
Loneliness in older people
How do the elderly deal with loneliness? According to this study, 64% of them experience feelings of loneliness to some extent.
Life dissatisfaction during the covid-19 pandemic in Spain
Poor health and job loss are the main factors associated with dissatisfaction with life during the covid-19 pandemic in Spain. Our analysis in this article.
Collection Social Divides. An Introduction
What do we understand by social divide? This report analyses six major cross-
cutting fractures of our country and highlights how they can generate social
discontent and weaken democracy.
Divide between rich and poor
Why in Spain are there growing numbers of rich but also increasing number of poor people? This report analyses how an asymmetrical wealth distribution model leads to a society that is advancing at two speeds.
Immigration: challenges and opportunities
What challenges and opportunities are posed by immigration? The ninth Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” analyses why this phenomenon is key for the sustainability of depopulated areas in Spain and its impact on the education system.
Understanding immigration to coexist in the future
Immigration causes economic, political, and cultural changes in host societies. These two works propose intelligent, innovative, and collaborative solutions to tackle the challenges of immigration.
The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies
The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.
Inequality: The Costs to Families
How do economic problems affect family stability? The books reviewed tackle changes in gender roles at work and the instability generated by socioeconomic inequality.
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