Report

Economic and material wellbeing

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

Any household must face up to three challenges: having a sufficient income, maintaining a financial balance and avoiding situations of poverty. This report analyses the social needs linked to material living conditions.

Article

Socioeconomic Inequalities and Academic Achievement in Spain

Education Social Inclusion
Álvaro Borja Choi de Mendizábal, Associate Professor in Economics, University of Barcelona
How does socioeconomic inequality affect the academic progress of students? Using recent data we analyse the case of Spain and how it compares with the rest of Europe.  
Socioeconomic Inequalities and Academic Achievement in Spain

Interview

“There is no real evidence to say this will be the first generation not to reach the standard of living of its parents”

Social Inclusion Education
Robert Erikson, researcher at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and professor at Stockholm University
Does education really remove social barriers? Robert Erikson analyses the degree of social mobility in advanced democracies.
“There is no real evidence to say this will be the first generation not to reach the standard of living of its parents”

Article

Ageing in rural areas: an opportunity to change gender relations?

Social Inclusion
Begoña Elizalde-San Miguel, Public University of Navarra

Ageing and the care of elderly people in rural areas pose a challenge and an opportunity for change: with an ever older and increasingly male population, men will have to become more involved in the caregiver role, traditionally associated with women.

Ageing in rural areas: an opportunity to change gender relations?

Highlights

Reviews

Barometer

Social Inclusion Indicators

Social Inclusion Indicators

Social Inclusion

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.