The enduring impact of the economic crisis on child poverty
Sara Ayllón,Department of Economics, Universitat de Girona
Despite the economic recovery, in 2018 three out of every ten children were living in a situation of anchored poverty. Poverty during childhood has consequences throughout life. We analyse its impact.
Social transfers targeting children: the best way to fight child poverty?
Elena Bárcena, M. Carmen Blanco and Salvador Pérez,Universidad de Málaga
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.
Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?
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?