Article

In their own home, with family, or in residential care:

Social Inclusion
Celia Fernández Carro, Department of Sociology III, National University of Distance Education (UNED)

Where and by whom do we prefer to be cared for when facing dependency? We analyse the role of the family and of public and private services as care providers.  

In their own home, with family, or in residential care:

Article

Do we take the medication that doctors prescribe for us?

Science
Ignacio Aznar Lou, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu; María Rubio Valera, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu

Not following the treatments prescribed in primary healthcare has an economic impact, due to higher probabilities of absence from work and of the use of emergency healthcare services. We analyse this situation.

Do we take the medication that doctors prescribe for us?

Article

Do women have fewer opportunities to be hired?

Social Inclusion
M. José González, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Clara Cortina, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Jorge Rodríguez, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

An experiment in gender discrimination confirms that, under equal conditions, women have 30% fewer probabilities of being invited to a job interview.

Do women have fewer opportunities to be hired?

Article

The new generation of digital technologies in Spain

Josep Lladós, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Will new-generation technologies substitute the most routine jobs? Discover the impact of automation on the world of work. 
The new generation of digital technologies in Spain

Infodata

Concentration of low-intensity employment in single-parent households.

Social Inclusion
The highest percentage of households with very low employment intensity stands at 24.6% and corresponds to single-parent households. What happens with other households?
Concentration of low-intensity employment in single-parent households.

Article

Are immigrants more ambitious than their non-migrant compatriots?

Social Inclusion
Javier G. Polavieja, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; María Ramos, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; Mariña Fernández-Reino, migration Observatory (Oxford);
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.
Are immigrants more ambitious than their non-migrant compatriots?

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Context Indicators

Using a series of basic indicators and synthetic indicators on social, demographic and economic issues, this section of the Social Observatory of “la Caixa” offers a view in figures of the social reality of Spain within the European and international context.

Context Indicators

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Social Inclusion

What is the country’s socioeconomic situation? The Social Observatory of “la Caixa” includes in this section a series of indicators that offer a current-day snapshot of the relationship between the economy and people, analysing aspects such as the composition of households or labour market access in comparison with the societies of peer countries.

Social Inclusion Indicators

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Education

Where is education heading? In this section the Social Observatory of “la Caixa” presents a series of indicators are presented that are key to understanding the situation of education in our society. The majority have been built using data from international databases such as the European Social Survey (ESS) or the PISA Report, among others.

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Science

Research is a potential driving force for promoting economic growth and social welfare. What is the relative effort in research that different countries make? What economic activities are related to that research? This set of indicators provides an introduction to the history of research and innovation in various countries.

Science, Innovation and Environment Indicators

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Culture

How is our country positioned in cultural questions? Understanding culture in its broadest form, the indicators presented by the Social Observatory of “la Caixa” in this section allow us to interpret how culture is interrelated, within a European context, with today’s social and economic reality.

Culture Indicators

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