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

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

April 2021

Social Inclusion
Daniel Oesch, Universidade de Lausana, Suíça;Giorgio Piccitto, Universidade Bocconi de Milão, Itália

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. 

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

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

April 2021

Social Inclusion
Jordi Bosch,, Universidade Pompeu Fabra;Carme Trilla,, Barcelona Metropolitan Housing Observatory;Adaptation: Xavier Aguilar

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.

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.

Call to support survey-based projects on the social impact of Covid-19 in Portugal

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Call to support survey-based projects on the social impact of Covid-19 in Portugal

June 2021

The aim of the call was to support survey-based research that allows data to be obtained on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Portuguese society.

Social Research Call 2021 (SRC 2021)

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Social Research Call 2021 (SRC 2021)

June 2021

”la Caixa” Foundation launches an open and competitive call to fund excellent, innovative and socially-oriented research projects. Proposals must generate new knowledge to broaden our understanding of the major challenges of today’s society, using quantitative methods.

Online teaching and learning in Portugal during the covid-19 pandemic: Differences between public and private schools

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Online teaching and learning in Portugal during the covid-19 pandemic: Differences between public and private schools

June 2021

Social Inclusion
Diogo Conceição, Pedro Freitas, Gonçalo Lima, Luís Catela Nunes and Ana Balcão Reis, Nova School of Business and Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

In Portugal, the covid-19 pandemic led to temporary school lockdowns and a generalised move to online teaching. This article uses data from a survey administered to teachers between March 2020 and January 2021 in three rounds of questionnaires.

Covid-19 pandemic and educational services for children ages 0-3 in Portugal: health measures, pedagogical practices and well-being

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Covid-19 pandemic and educational services for children ages 0-3 in Portugal: health measures, pedagogical practices and well-being

July 2021

Social Inclusion
Sara Barros Araújo, Sílvia Barros, Ana Silva, Centre for Research and Innovation in Education, Polytechnic Institute of Porto;Rafaela Rosário, School of Nursing, University of Minho; Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing (UICISA: E), Nursing School of Coimbra

This research addresses the implementation of Covid-19 prevention and control measures, pedagogical practices, children’s and professionals’ well-being and digital health literacy in early education services for children ages 0-3 in Portugal.

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