Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

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Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

April 2021

Social inclusion
Javier Yanguas, Amaya Cilvetti e 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.  

Housework and childcare during the lockdown, tasks undertaken mainly by women

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Housework and childcare during the lockdown, tasks undertaken mainly by women

April 2021

Social inclusion
Lídia Farré, Universitat de Barcelona and IAE-CSIC; Libertad González, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE;

Despite a slight increase in participation by men, this study shows that housework and childcare represented a heavier workload for women during the lockdown.

The Impact of Covid-19 on Poverty and Inequality in Portugal and the Cushioning Effect of Policies

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The Impact of Covid-19 on Poverty and Inequality in Portugal and the Cushioning Effect of Policies

May 2021

Social inclusion
Joana Silva, Anna Bernard, Francisco Espiga e Madalena Gaspar, PROSPER (Católica-Lisbon’s Center of Economics for Prosperity);

What was the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on poverty and inequality in Portugal? This article demonstrates how the crisis caused by the pandemic resulted in a loss of income for the Portuguese population and how its impact was asymmetric in the different regions of the country.

Call to support research projects on the social impact of covid-19 (LL20-3)

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Call to support research projects on the social impact of covid-19 (LL20-3)

June 2021

O objetivo do concurso foi apoiar projetos de investigação sobre o impacto da pandemia da Covid-19 na sociedade portuguesa.

There are no results.