In Spain barely 3.3% of the total of social transfers in the year 2016
targeted children, against the European average of 9%. However, this study
shows that it is the most effective way of eradicating poverty.
Involuntary self-employment in Spain (21.7% of self-employed people)
exceeded the European average (16.9%) in 2017. This study indicates that
involuntary self-employment is common among young people and people with a
low educational level.
An experiment with an amateur football team reveals difficulties in social
integration for people of foreign origin. When faced with similar profiles,
team managers tended towards choosing players with local names.