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Child material deprivation in single-parent households in spain:Social Inclusion
Diet, leisure, housing conditions… do children who live in single-parent households suffer greater material deprivation? We analyse what influence income level and gender have.
The labour market’s role in increasing inequalities during the economic crisisSocial Inclusion
Does the phenomenon of the "working poor" spread? Among other effects of the economic crisis, temporary and part-time jobs have increased and wages have been reduced.
Are immigrants more ambitious than their non-migrant compatriots?Social Inclusion
Does emigration always bring with it a dose of ambition? We analyse whether immigrants are more oriented toward success, risk, and money than their non-migrant compatriots.
Long-Term Care following the Great Recession in European countriesSocial Inclusion
Economic crises bring with them numerous political decisions that affect healthcare systems. In this article by the Social Observatory of “la Caixa”, we analyse the effects of the crisis on the reform of the long-term care system in European countries.
Employment situation and family background in Europe during the crisis: we are not all equalSocial Inclusion
What is the relationship between social background and quality of employment? We analyse whether, independently of education, family background is a conditioning factor in finding a good job and whether the crisis has influenced this situation.
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Youth unemployment and poverty: a structural problem?
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