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Applicants and awardees of the ”la Caixa” Grants programme: who are they?

Education
Lídia Farré,Universitat de Barcelona;Francesc Ortega,City University of New York

The “la Caixa” Banking Foundation grants programme, which funds postgraduate studies, has a major impact on the careers of its beneficiaries. Who applies for these grants and what factors determine to whom they are awarded?

Applicants and awardees of the ”la Caixa” Grants programme: who are they?

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Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

Social Inclusion
Margarita Torre,Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Two out of every three workers in manual occupations are men, and women continue to be a minority in occupations such as construction, and industry. What factors influence segregation by gender in the labour market?
Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

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Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

Social Inclusion
Javier Yanguas, Amaya Cilvetti and Cristina Segura,“la Caixa” Programme for Elderly People
The most visible face of loneliness is the feeling of not having people to call on or trust in case of need. Who does it affect most? We analyse the influence of factors such as age and gender.  
Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

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