“To alleviate poverty, there are small investments that can have an enormous impact”

Michael Kremer, Nobel Prize for Economics 2019

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Inequality in income distribution

Between the years 2007 and 2017, inequality in Spain increased, with a Gini Coeficient (not including social transfers) that has increased in value from 45 to 50

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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.

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Social exclusion from the labour market

The difference in unemployment rates between men and women in our country is larger than the European average. How has it evolved during the recent years of economic crisis?

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Introducción

Introducción a cargo del coordinador y director del informe, Jordi Sevilla. Economista y exministro de Administraciones Públicas (2004-2007).

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Strengthening social welfare: from minimum income to basic income

Este informe recoge el análisis sobre la situación social en España y sobre la capacidad de las ayudas y subsidios existentes para garantizar unos ingresos mínimos a todos los ciudadanos, con el objetivo de reducir la pobreza y la desigualdad.

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