Labour market exclusion
Does unemployment harm mental health?Social Inclusion
Stress, depression, insomnia, tension, feeling of uselessness… This article analyses how the mental health of workers was affected by the economic crisis and long-term unemployment.
Long-Term Care following the Great Recession in European countriesSocial Inclusion
Economic crises bring with them numerous political decisions that affect healthcare systems. In this article by the Social Observatory of “la Caixa”, we analyse the effects of the crisis on the reform of the long-term care system in European countries.
Employment situation and family background in Europe during the crisis: we are not all equalSocial Inclusion
What is the relationship between social background and quality of employment? We analyse whether, independently of education, family background is a conditioning factor in finding a good job and whether the crisis has influenced this situation.
Women and men, consumption and production over the life course. An unequal relationshipSocial Inclusion
A large difference exists between the productive activity of men and women, especially when the latter are mothers and devote considerable time to managing the household and caring for children and dependent elders.
Comparative Evolution of Child, Youth and Elderly Poverty in EuropeSocial Inclusion
Has the protection of children and young people decreased over the last decade? In many European countries the child poverty rate is higher than the poverty rate among people aged over 64 years. This divergence is especially pronounced in Spain.
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