The evolution of the economy and the rejection of immigration in Europe

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The evolution of the economy and the rejection of immigration in Europe

March 2021

Social Inclusion
Javier G. Polavieja, Universidade Carlos III de Madrid

Behind rejection of the other, and xenophobia, lie factors such as the country’s macroeconomic evolution, individual economic vulnerability and worker exposure to job competition.

Are immigrants more ambitious than their non-migrant compatriots?

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Are immigrants more ambitious than their non-migrant compatriots?

March 2021

Social Inclusion
Javier G. Polavieja, Universidade Carlos III de Madrid;María Ramos, Universidade Carlos III de Madrid;Mariña Fernández-Reino, Migration Observatory (Oxford)

Does emigration always bring with it a dose of ambition? We analyse whether immigrants are more oriented toward success, risk, and money than their non-migrant compatriots.

Participate or win? Women, men and competitiveness

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Participate or win? Women, men and competitiveness

March 2021

Social Inclusion
Pedro Rey Biel, Researcher at ESADE-Universitat Ramon Llull;Nagore Iriberri, Ikerbasque Research Professor at Universidad del País Vasco

Are women worse at competing? This article shows that factors exist, of a cultural nature, that can explain part of the discrimination that women suffer in the jobs market.

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.

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