Interview

“Diversity makes science better”

Science Social Inclusion
Elizabeth Rasekoala, President of African Gong
Elizabeth Rasekoala, President of African Gong, defends the importance of science as a tool for social transformation and talks to us about the need for acquiring basic scientific literacy in order to be able to think critically.
“Diversity makes science better”

Article

Challenges faced by high culture to attract new audiences in the digital arena

Culture
Juan de Dios Montoro Pons, Universitat de València; Manuel Cuadrado García, Universitat de València;

Theatre, opera, classical music, dance… Can digital consumption be an opportunity to attract new audiences to so-called high culture?  

Challenges faced by high culture to attract new audiences in the digital arena

Report

Health

Social Inclusion
This report analyses four challenges relating to health in Spain: improving the population’s health, promoting healthy lifestyle habits, guaranteeing access to healthcare and the viability of services for dependency.
Health

Report

Reforzar el bienestar social: del ingreso mínimo a la renta básica

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, Coordinación y dirección
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.
Reforzar el bienestar social: del ingreso mínimo a la renta básica

Article

Does unemployment harm mental health?

Social Inclusion
Lídia Farré, Universitat de Barcelona, IAE (CSIC), MOVE and IZA; Francesco Fasani, Queen Mary University of London, IZA and CEPR; Hannes Mueller, IAE (CSIC), Barcelona GSE and MOVE; Adaptation: Michele Catanzaro
Stress, depression, insomnia, tension, feeling of uselessness… This article analyses how the mental health of workers was affected by the economic crisis and long-term unemployment.  
Does unemployment harm mental health?

Infodata

Difficulties in access to housing

Social Inclusion
In 2017, some 42.1% of people devoted more than 40% of their disposable income to paying the rent. What does this mean in the European context?
Difficulties in access to housing

Highlights

Reviews

Barometer

Barometer

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

Barometer

Social Inclusion Indicators

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

Barometer

Education Indicators

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.

Education Indicators

Barometer

Science, Innovation and Environment Indicators

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

Barometer

Culture Indicators

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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