Are intermediate jobs disappearing? The myth of labour polarisation in Europe
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
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?
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
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
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.
Social Research Call 2021 (SRC 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.
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