The divide between young and elderly

Report

The divide between young and elderly

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, Belén Santa Cruz and Diana Ortega, ecomomists

Is it more difficult for young people to satisfy their aspirations today? This report analyses in depth the divide that has opened between elderly people and their grandchildren, a generation disenchanted with its future.

Divide between Men and Women

Report

Divide between Men and Women

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, Belén Santa Cruz and Diana Ortega, economists

Despite the advances in recent decades, we are still a long way off from achieving
real gender equality. We analyse the differences in the labour sphere and in the
reconciliation of working life and family life.

The covid-19 crisis affects employment inequality between immigrants and natives

Article

The covid-19 crisis affects employment inequality between immigrants and natives

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jacobo Muñoz Comet, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)

The immigrant population, particularly women, have been the most vulnerable group affected by unemployment caused by the economic crisis derived from covid-19.

 

Loneliness in older people

Article

Loneliness in older people

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Javier Yanguas Lezaun, ”la Caixa” Programme for Elderly People

How do the elderly deal with loneliness? According to this study, 64% of them experience feelings of loneliness to some extent.

Divide between rich and poor

Report

Divide between rich and poor

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, Belén Santa Cruz and Diana Ortega, economists

Why in Spain are there growing numbers of rich but also increasing number of poor people? This report analyses how an asymmetrical wealth distribution model leads to a society that is advancing at two speeds.

Collection Social Divides. An Introduction

Report

Collection Social Divides. An Introduction

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, economist

What do we understand by social divide? This report analyses six major cross-
cutting fractures of our country and highlights how they can generate social
discontent and weaken democracy.

Life dissatisfaction during the covid-19 pandemic in Spain

Article

Life dissatisfaction during the covid-19 pandemic in Spain

August 2021

Social Inclusion
María Rosalía Vicente Cuervo, Universidad de Oviedo;Pablo de Pedraza, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre

Poor health and job loss are the main factors associated with dissatisfaction with life during the covid-19 pandemic in Spain. Our analysis in this article.

Loneliness during lockdown: An epidemic within the covid-19 pandemic

Article

Loneliness during lockdown: An epidemic within the covid-19 pandemic

August 2021

Social Inclusion
Juan Manuel García-González and Inmaculada Montero, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, UPO;Rafael Grande, Universidad de Málaga;Dolores Puga, CSIC

Has covid-19 worsened feelings of loneliness? According to this study on over 55s in Andalusia, during lockdown feelings of loneliness increased from 47% to 56%, especially affecting women

Why is corruption not punished at the ballot box?

Article

Why is corruption not punished at the ballot box?

August 2021

Social Inclusion
Macarena Ares, Sofía Breitenstein and Enrique Hernández, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

One of the reasons why corruption is not punished at the ballot box is that we tend to avoid exposing ourselves to news about scandals affecting our favourite party.

Why we should be concerned about increased wealth inequality in Spain

Article

Why we should be concerned about increased wealth inequality in Spain

July 2021

Social Inclusion
Diederik Boertien, Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics (CED) - CERCA

Individuals in low-income households are increasingly more likely to have no wealth or have debt. Between 2002 and 2017, the share of individuals living in households that had debt increased from 3% to 9%.

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