Intensive use of human capital

Intensive use of human capital

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Is there a motherhood penalty for promotion at work?

Are mothers at a disadvantage when being considered for promotion at work? This study shows that they are not, providing that they have not taken options such as flexible or reduced working hours or teleworking.

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More female employment than ever, but the gender gap persists

The gender gap in employment prior to covid-19 stood at around 16.5%. This article assesses the impact of economic crises and analyses the evolution of female employment between 1980 and 2017.

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Inequality in income distribution

Between the years 2007 and 2017, inequality in Spain increased, with a Gini Coeficient (not including social transfers) that has increased in value from 45 to 50

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Level of economic development

The GDP in purchasing power standards allows a more exact comparison of the level of economic development between countries. In 2017, the GDP per inhabitant in Purchasing Power Standards remained at 92% of the European average, unchanged from the previous year

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Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

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?

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How many people do we know?

How many people do we know?

Science

According to this study, we frequently interact with an average of 536 acquaintances, but the number is different for each person. What factors influence the size of our relationship circles?

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“Diversity makes science better”

“Diversity makes science better”

Science

Elizabeth Rasekoala, President of African Gong, defends the importance of science as a tool for social transformation and talks to us about the need for acquiring basic scientific literacy in order to be able to think critically.

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Does science advance one funeral at a time?

Does science advance one funeral at a time?

Science

What happens when a scientist conducting high-level research dies prematurely? This article confirms a proliferation of articles by new researchers, with disruptive ideas, in the field of the deceased person.

What does society think of science and technology?

What does society think of science and technology?

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Participation in volunteer activities and active citizenship

To what point do elderly people participate in political activities? Some 6.5% of men and 4.3% of women aged between 65 and 74 years in our country participate actively in politics.

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Active Ageing Index

This indicator measures the level of independence in elderly people; this is based on variables such as occupation, social participation, independent living and the capacity for healthy ageing.

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“You must not measure everybody using the same set of criteria”

Paul Wouters, director of the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at the University of Leiden, talks with the Social Observatory of “la Caixa” about new tendencies in research evaluation.

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Percentage of the population that took at least one training course related with culture in the last year

How many people participate in complementary training courses linked to culture? In 2015, 5.9% of the Spanish population underwent some training of this type.

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Participation in studies related with culture by gender

In all the countries, courses related with culture involved more women than men in 2015. In Spain, 57.8% of students with culture-related qualifications were women.

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How many people do we know?

How many people do we know?

Science

According to this study, we frequently interact with an average of 536 acquaintances, but the number is different for each person. What factors influence the size of our relationship circles?

Interview

“Diversity makes science better”

“Diversity makes science better”

Science

Elizabeth Rasekoala, President of African Gong, defends the importance of science as a tool for social transformation and talks to us about the need for acquiring basic scientific literacy in order to be able to think critically.

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Does science advance one funeral at a time?

Does science advance one funeral at a time?

Science

What happens when a scientist conducting high-level research dies prematurely? This article confirms a proliferation of articles by new researchers, with disruptive ideas, in the field of the deceased person.

Occupation and Salary Gap

Occupation and Salary Gap

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Is there a motherhood penalty for promotion at work?

Are mothers at a disadvantage when being considered for promotion at work? This study shows that they are not, providing that they have not taken options such as flexible or reduced working hours or teleworking.

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More female employment than ever, but the gender gap persists

The gender gap in employment prior to covid-19 stood at around 16.5%. This article assesses the impact of economic crises and analyses the evolution of female employment between 1980 and 2017.

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Inequality in income distribution

Between the years 2007 and 2017, inequality in Spain increased, with a Gini Coeficient (not including social transfers) that has increased in value from 45 to 50

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Level of economic development

The GDP in purchasing power standards allows a more exact comparison of the level of economic development between countries. In 2017, the GDP per inhabitant in Purchasing Power Standards remained at 92% of the European average, unchanged from the previous year

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The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.

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Socioeconomic Inequalities and Academic Achievement in Spain

Socioeconomic Inequalities and Academic Achievement in Spain

Education Social Inclusion

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.

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Limitations to the training of human capital and possibilities of economic growth and social wellbeing

Limitations to the training of human capital and possibilities of economic growth and social wellbeing

Education Social Inclusion

What is the rate for early leaving of education and training by sex? The Europe 2020 Strategy has a target of 15%.

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Skills Acquisition in Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Students

Skills Acquisition in Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Students

Education Social Inclusion

The admission of immigrant students in the classroom has represented a significant change for the Spanish education system. Are there differences in the results of immigrant and non-immigrant students? Why?

Participation in volunteer activities and active citizenship

Participation in volunteer activities and active citizenship

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Demographic determinants

Population changes can occur due to variations in the population caused by natural changes and migratory movements.

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Population changes and crude rates on a national level

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Active Ageing Index

This indicator measures the level of independence in elderly people; this is based on variables such as occupation, social participation, independent living and the capacity for healthy ageing.

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Dependence for personal care

How many people aged over 65 years have difficulties in performing some of the basic activities of everyday life? In our country, 33% of people aged over 65 years have problems washing themselves independently.

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Public investment in elderly people

What percentage of public spending is allocated to elderly people? The tendency in European countries has been to increase the weight of the resources allocated to this group.

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Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

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Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

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What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Relations with family, relatives and friends

Relations with family, relatives and friends

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Analysis of social needs of youth

A lack of professional opportunities and labour precarity mean that young people are very vulnerable to economic crises. What were the circumstances of this group prior to covid-19?

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Demographic determinants

Population changes can occur due to variations in the population caused by natural changes and migratory movements.

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Households with very low work intensity and dependent children, greater risk of poverty and social exclusion

Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European average?

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Social transfers targeting children: the best way to fight child poverty?

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.

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CaixaProinfancia Programme

The CaixaProinfancia programme supports families in a situation of poverty with academic reinforcement, grants for food and hygiene, leisure, psychotherapeutic care and family educational support.

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Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

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Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

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What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Is living more years synonymous with greater quality of life?

Is living more years synonymous with greater quality of life?

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Population changes can occur due to variations in the population caused by natural changes and migratory movements.

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Households with very low work intensity and dependent children, greater risk of poverty and social exclusion

Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European average?

Article

Social transfers targeting children: the best way to fight child poverty?

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.

Best practices

CaixaProinfancia Programme

The CaixaProinfancia programme supports families in a situation of poverty with academic reinforcement, grants for food and hygiene, leisure, psychotherapeutic care and family educational support.

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The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.

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Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

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Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

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What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

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Education

Do we have quality education? In this report we analyse three fundamental dimensions: access to sufficient educational level, obtaining of adequate knowledge to contribute to economic and social development, and degree of inclusion of the education system.

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Households with very low work intensity and dependent children, greater risk of poverty and social exclusion

Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European average?

Article

Social transfers targeting children: the best way to fight child poverty?

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.

Best practices

CaixaProinfancia Programme

The CaixaProinfancia programme supports families in a situation of poverty with academic reinforcement, grants for food and hygiene, leisure, psychotherapeutic care and family educational support.

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The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.

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Socioeconomic Inequalities and Academic Achievement in Spain

Socioeconomic Inequalities and Academic Achievement in Spain

Education Social Inclusion

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.

Infodata

Limitations to the training of human capital and possibilities of economic growth and social wellbeing

Limitations to the training of human capital and possibilities of economic growth and social wellbeing

Education Social Inclusion

What is the rate for early leaving of education and training by sex? The Europe 2020 Strategy has a target of 15%.

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Occupation and Salary Gap

Occupation and Salary Gap

Education Social Inclusion

On average, men earn more than women for the same jobs. However, although the crisis reduced average salaries for everyone, the related growth in unemployment affected men more than women.

Vulnerability of young people

Vulnerability of young people

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Analysis of social needs of youth

A lack of professional opportunities and labour precarity mean that young people are very vulnerable to economic crises. What were the circumstances of this group prior to covid-19?

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What social challenges does decent housing represent in Spain? This report analyses three challenges in this field: access, conditions and energy needs.

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Housing system and welfare state. The Spanish case within the European context

The welfare system in Spain has never paid great attention to housing. However, it is a key aspect and one that has repercussions in other dimensions such as health and education.

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Why are young people unable to access home ownership?

Employment precarity is an obstacle to accessing home ownership for young people. Rental, which is more expensive, or family solidarity are the main alternatives for setting up a home.

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Housing: right or commodity?

The seventh Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” focuses on the residential insecurity faced by society’s most vulnerable groups, and access to housing for young people.

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Employed but poor

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Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

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Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

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What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Severe deprivation rate in relation to housing

Severe deprivation rate in relation to housing

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Housing

What social challenges does decent housing represent in Spain? This report analyses three challenges in this field: access, conditions and energy needs.

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Why are young people unable to access home ownership?

Employment precarity is an obstacle to accessing home ownership for young people. Rental, which is more expensive, or family solidarity are the main alternatives for setting up a home.

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Housing: right or commodity?

The seventh Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” focuses on the residential insecurity faced by society’s most vulnerable groups, and access to housing for young people.

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Difficulties in access to housing

In 2017, some 42.1% of people devoted more than 40% of their disposable income to paying the rent. What does this mean in the European context?

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Does more renting mean greater insecurity?

Access to housing through renting is increasing in Spain although it is the least secure form of housing tenure on an economic, contractual and legal basis. We analyse which groups are the most affected.

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Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

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Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

Article

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Overcrowding

Overcrowding

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What social challenges does decent housing represent in Spain? This report analyses three challenges in this field: access, conditions and energy needs.

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Why are young people unable to access home ownership?

Employment precarity is an obstacle to accessing home ownership for young people. Rental, which is more expensive, or family solidarity are the main alternatives for setting up a home.

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Housing: right or commodity?

The seventh Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” focuses on the residential insecurity faced by society’s most vulnerable groups, and access to housing for young people.

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Difficulties in access to housing

In 2017, some 42.1% of people devoted more than 40% of their disposable income to paying the rent. What does this mean in the European context?

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Does more renting mean greater insecurity?

Access to housing through renting is increasing in Spain although it is the least secure form of housing tenure on an economic, contractual and legal basis. We analyse which groups are the most affected.

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Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

Article

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

Article

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Household budget allocated to housing

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Housing

What social challenges does decent housing represent in Spain? This report analyses three challenges in this field: access, conditions and energy needs.

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Why are young people unable to access home ownership?

Employment precarity is an obstacle to accessing home ownership for young people. Rental, which is more expensive, or family solidarity are the main alternatives for setting up a home.

Dossier

Housing: right or commodity?

The seventh Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” focuses on the residential insecurity faced by society’s most vulnerable groups, and access to housing for young people.

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Difficulties in access to housing

In 2017, some 42.1% of people devoted more than 40% of their disposable income to paying the rent. What does this mean in the European context?

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Does more renting mean greater insecurity?

Access to housing through renting is increasing in Spain although it is the least secure form of housing tenure on an economic, contractual and legal basis. We analyse which groups are the most affected.

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Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

Article

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

Article

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Difficulties in access to housing

Difficulties in access to housing

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Housing

What social challenges does decent housing represent in Spain? This report analyses three challenges in this field: access, conditions and energy needs.

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Housing system and welfare state. The Spanish case within the European context

The welfare system in Spain has never paid great attention to housing. However, it is a key aspect and one that has repercussions in other dimensions such as health and education.

Article

Why are young people unable to access home ownership?

Employment precarity is an obstacle to accessing home ownership for young people. Rental, which is more expensive, or family solidarity are the main alternatives for setting up a home.

Dossier

Housing: right or commodity?

The seventh Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” focuses on the residential insecurity faced by society’s most vulnerable groups, and access to housing for young people.

Article

Does more renting mean greater insecurity?

Access to housing through renting is increasing in Spain although it is the least secure form of housing tenure on an economic, contractual and legal basis. We analyse which groups are the most affected.

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Article

Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

Article

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

Article

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Public investment in housing

Public investment in housing

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Housing

What social challenges does decent housing represent in Spain? This report analyses three challenges in this field: access, conditions and energy needs.

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Housing system and welfare state. The Spanish case within the European context

The welfare system in Spain has never paid great attention to housing. However, it is a key aspect and one that has repercussions in other dimensions such as health and education.

Article

Why are young people unable to access home ownership?

Employment precarity is an obstacle to accessing home ownership for young people. Rental, which is more expensive, or family solidarity are the main alternatives for setting up a home.

Dossier

Housing: right or commodity?

The seventh Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” focuses on the residential insecurity faced by society’s most vulnerable groups, and access to housing for young people.

Infodata

Difficulties in access to housing

In 2017, some 42.1% of people devoted more than 40% of their disposable income to paying the rent. What does this mean in the European context?

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Article

Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

Article

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

Article

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

In what types of housing does the Spanish population live?

In what types of housing does the Spanish population live?

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Is there a motherhood penalty for promotion at work?

Are mothers at a disadvantage when being considered for promotion at work? This study shows that they are not, providing that they have not taken options such as flexible or reduced working hours or teleworking.

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More female employment than ever, but the gender gap persists

The gender gap in employment prior to covid-19 stood at around 16.5%. This article assesses the impact of economic crises and analyses the evolution of female employment between 1980 and 2017.

Report

The redistributive effects of special taxes

The aim of excise duties is to reduce the negative impact on society of specific consumption, such as fuels or tobacco. This report shows that they are regressive in their current design.

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Are intermediate jobs disappearing? The myth of labour polarisation in Europe

Is labour polarisation occurring in Europe? This study, prior to the covid-19 crisis, shows that in Spain, in barely 25 years, employment in higher-quality occupations has almost doubled.

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Analysis of social needs of senior citizens

Elderly people enjoy greater economic stability but suffer from a worse state of health. We analyse the situation of this population segment prior to the drastic change caused by covid-19.

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Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

Article

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

Article

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Dimensions of households

Dimensions of households

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Households with very low work intensity and dependent children, greater risk of poverty and social exclusion

Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European average?

Article

Social transfers targeting children: the best way to fight child poverty?

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.

Best practices

CaixaProinfancia Programme

The CaixaProinfancia programme supports families in a situation of poverty with academic reinforcement, grants for food and hygiene, leisure, psychotherapeutic care and family educational support.

Review

The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.

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The enduring impact of the economic crisis on child poverty

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.

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Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

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Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

Article

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Economic dependency of the elderly population with respect to the younger generations

Economic dependency of the elderly population with respect to the younger generations

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Is there a motherhood penalty for promotion at work?

Are mothers at a disadvantage when being considered for promotion at work? This study shows that they are not, providing that they have not taken options such as flexible or reduced working hours or teleworking.

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More female employment than ever, but the gender gap persists

The gender gap in employment prior to covid-19 stood at around 16.5%. This article assesses the impact of economic crises and analyses the evolution of female employment between 1980 and 2017.

Infodata

Inequality in income distribution

Between the years 2007 and 2017, inequality in Spain increased, with a Gini Coeficient (not including social transfers) that has increased in value from 45 to 50

Infodata

Level of economic development

The GDP in purchasing power standards allows a more exact comparison of the level of economic development between countries. In 2017, the GDP per inhabitant in Purchasing Power Standards remained at 92% of the European average, unchanged from the previous year

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Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

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?

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Employed but poor

Employed but poor

Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

Article

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

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What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

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We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

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We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

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What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

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We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

In what type of households do elderly people live?

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Households with very low work intensity and dependent children, greater risk of poverty and social exclusion

Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European average?

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Social transfers targeting children: the best way to fight child poverty?

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.

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CaixaProinfancia Programme

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The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.

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Employed but poor

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Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

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Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

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Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

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What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?

Participation in cultural activities

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Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European average?

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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.

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CaixaProinfancia Programme

The CaixaProinfancia programme supports families in a situation of poverty with academic reinforcement, grants for food and hygiene, leisure, psychotherapeutic care and family educational support.

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The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.

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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.

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Social Inclusion

“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.

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Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Work-family balance in the summer, a bad deal for women

Social Inclusion

How do families solve the problem of balancing work and family life when school finished for the summer? Women bear the brunt in the labour sphere.

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What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

Social Inclusion

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain?