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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.  

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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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What is the value of domestic work in Spain?

Social Inclusion
Marta Dominguez Folgueras,Department of Sociology of Sciences Po (Paris Institute of Political Studies)
Caring for children and dependent elderly people, cooking, cleaning the house… what economic value can we attribute to unpaid domestic tasks? We calculate what this invisible work would represent for Spain’s GDP. 
What is the value of domestic work in Spain?

Article

Why do men not use work-family reconciliation measures?

Social Inclusion
J. A. Fernández-Cornejo, Sabina Belope-Nguema, Lorenzo Escot and Eva del Pozo- García,Universidad Complutense de Madrid
According to this study, following new additions to the family only 4% of fathers requested reduced working hours, versus 37.7% of mothers. 
Why do men not use work-family reconciliation measures?

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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.