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Analysis of social needs of children

Report

Analysis of social needs of children

May 2020

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

Deprivations during childhood become unequal opportunities in adulthood. Understanding the conditions in which this population segment lived prior to the covid-19 crisis can help to prepare for the future.

Analysis of social needs of youth

Report

Analysis of social needs of youth

May 2020

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

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?

Analysis of social needs of senior citizens

Report

Analysis of social needs of senior citizens

May 2020

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

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.

“To alleviate poverty, there are small investments that can have an enormous impact”

Interview

“To alleviate poverty, there are small investments that can have an enormous impact”

April 2020

Social Inclusion
Michael Kremer,Nobel Prize for Economics 2019

Can poverty be eradicated? Michael Kremer, Nobel Prize for Economics 2019, talks to us about new tools for the economy, which enable us to obtain a rigorous estimate of causes and impacts.

The redistributive effects of social benefits and taxes: a review of the current situation

Report

The redistributive effects of social benefits and taxes: a review of the current situation

April 2020

Social Inclusion
Luis Ayala,UNED and Equalitas;Olga Cantó,Universidad de Alcalá and Equalitas

The situation in the coming months forces us to reflect on our society's (pre-covid-19) redistributive capacity. Spain is one of the EU countries with the greatest income inequality. 

The redistributive effects of family policies

Report

The redistributive effects of family policies

April 2020

Social Inclusion
Olga Cantó and Andrea Sobas,Universidad de Alcalá

One of the risks of the pandemic is an increase in child poverty. We analyse the effectiveness of redistributive polices (pre-covid-19) whose aim is to protect vulnerable households with children.

The redistributive effects of the system of taxes and transfers in Europe

Report

The redistributive effects of the system of taxes and transfers in Europe

April 2020

Social Inclusion
Amadeo Fuenmayor, Rafael Granell and Teresa Savall,Universitat de València

We analyse possible reforms, considered in a pre-covid-19 scenario, for improving the welfare state in Spain and its redistributive capacity in relation to the European average.

The enduring impact of the economic crisis on child poverty

Article

The enduring impact of the economic crisis on child poverty

February 2020

Social Inclusion
Sara Ayllón,Department of Economics, Universitat de Girona

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.

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

Article

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

February 2020

Social Inclusion
Elena Bárcena, M. Carmen Blanco and Salvador Pérez,Universidad de Málaga

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.

“Inequality is a threat to democracy because it deprives poor people of their rights”

Interview

“Inequality is a threat to democracy because it deprives poor people of their rights”

February 2020

Social Inclusion
Janet Currie,Profesora de Economía y Asuntos Públicos en la Universidad de Princeton (Nueva Jersey)

Janet Currie, a worldwide authority in the analysis of the effects of socioeconomic differences, explains the correlation between family income levels and school outcomes.