Content with the tag: employment precarity

Labour market

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Labour market

June 2019

Social Inclusion
Luis Ayala Cañón, Rosa Martínez López, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and EQUALITAS; Olga Cantó Sánchez, Marina Romaguera de la Cruz, Universidad de Alcalá and EQUALITAS; Carolina Navarro Ruiz, UNED and EQUALITAS

A country’s development depends, largely, on access to employment with adequate conditions and sufficient remuneration to cover the needs of each household. This report analyses the social needs linked to the labour market.

Methodological Appendix

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Methodological Appendix

June 2019

Social Inclusion

Want to know how we calculated these indicators? See our Methodological Appendix for details.

Public policies

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Public policies

June 2019

Social Inclusion

Spain is one of the countries in the European Union spending the largest percentages of GDP on unemployment policies. However, the spending per unemployed person and the degree of cover of benefits is lower than in many countries, even those with lower incomes.

The situation in Europe

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The situation in Europe

June 2019

Social Inclusion

Spain occupies, with respect to the other countries in the European Union, a lower position with regard to access to employment, adequate working conditions, and sufficient wages to satisfy household needs.

The situation in Spain

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The situation in Spain

June 2019

Social Inclusion

Spain stands out for its high levels of labour poverty and employment instability. Labour poverty is linked, above all, to the insufficiency of hours of work and the concentration of unemployment in certain households.

Executive summary and conclusions

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Executive summary and conclusions

June 2019

Social Inclusion

Unemployment rates and subemployment in the Spanish labour market are much higher than in the large majority of countries of the European Union, in phases of expansion and especially in phases of recession.

Employment in Spain: still a long way off from the knowledge society

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Employment in Spain: still a long way off from the knowledge society

September 2018

Social Inclusion
Ramón Alós Moner, Centre for Sociological Studies on Everyday Life and Work (QUIT) and Institute of Work Studies (IET), of the Autonomous University of Barcelona

A predominance of low-added value employment, lack of investment in innovation and precarious conditions for workers are distancing Spain from the knowledge economy. How can this situation be corrected?