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The situation in Spain

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Immigrants’ names as an initial factor of discrimination

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.

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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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Households with very low work intensity and dependent children, greater risk of poverty and social exclusion

Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European average?

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Social transfers targeting children: the best way to fight child poverty?

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.

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CaixaProinfancia Programme

The CaixaProinfancia programme supports families in a situation of poverty with academic reinforcement, grants for food and hygiene, leisure, psychotherapeutic care and family educational support.

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The new generation of digital technologies in Spain

The new generation of digital technologies in Spain

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Will new-generation technologies substitute the most routine jobs? Discover the impact of automation on the world of work.

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Women live more years, but not always with health and happiness

Women live more years, but not always with health and happiness

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Is living longer synonymous with good health? The following study compares, within the European context, life expectancy and happiness among men and women.

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The phenomenon of immigration

The phenomenon of immigration

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Did you know that 13.3% of Spain’s population is of foreign origin? Applications for asylum originating from extra-Community countries have multiplied by 12 in the last ten years in Spain.