Does unemployment harm mental health?

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Does unemployment harm mental health?

March 2021

Social inclusion
Lídia Farré, Universitat de Barcelona, IAE (CSIC), MOVE e IZA; Francesco Fasani, Queen Mary University of London, IZA e CEPR; Hannes Mueller, IAE (CSIC), Barcelona GSE e MOVE; Adaptation: Michele Catanzaro;

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. 

Is there a motherhood penalty affecting promotion at work? The hidden costs of flexible working hours

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Is there a motherhood penalty affecting promotion at work? The hidden costs of flexible working hours

March 2021

Social inclusion
Irina Fernandez-Lozano, Juan-Ignacio Martínez-Pastor e Teresa Jurado-Guerrero, UNED; M. José González, UPF;

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.

The asymmetrical impact of the covid-19 crisis on the European labour market

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The asymmetrical impact of the covid-19 crisis on the European labour market

March 2021

Social inclusion
Cesira Urzi Brancati, Songül Tolan, Enrique Fernández-Macías, Ignacio González Vázquez, Marta Fana and Sergio Torrejón Pérez, European Commission’s Joint Research Centre;

The impact of the covid-19 crisis on the labour market is being more pronounced in the Mediterranean countries and is concentrated on workers with low salaries and in precarious jobs, as well as women and younger workers.

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