An experimental examination of attentional bias in medical care during the covid-19 pandemic

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An experimental examination of attentional bias in medical care during the covid-19 pandemic

August 2021

Social Inclusion
Filipa Madeira, Alexandre Vieira, Cicero R. Pereira & Emerson Do Bú, Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa

In many countries, the incidence, prevalence, and mortality rates of the covid-19 virus have disproportionately affected non-white people, but there is a lack of published data explaining this phenomenon. Are admissions to intensive care units proportional among white and black people? Are physicians more likely to, unknowingly, pay more attention to white patients and therefore be more likely to offer them life-saving intensive care treatment?

Perceptions of Portuguese teachers, health professionals and older adults about covid-19 vaccination

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Perceptions of Portuguese teachers, health professionals and older adults about covid-19 vaccination

July 2021

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Tânia Magalhães Silva, Institute of Biomedicine (iBiMED), Department of Medical Sciences, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal;Marta Estrela, Institute of Biomedicine (iBiMED), Department of Medical Sciences, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal;Vítor Roque, Research Unit for Inland Development, Guarda Polytechnic Institute (UDI-IPG), Guarda, Portugal;Eva Rebelo Gomes, Allergy and Clinical Immunology Service, University Hospital Center of Porto, Porto, Portugal;Adolfo Figueiras, Health Research Institute of Santiago de Compostela (IDIS), University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health - CIBERESP), Santiago de Compostela, Spain;Fátima Roque, Research Unit for Inland Development, Guarda Polytechnic Institute (UDI-IPG), Guarda, Portugal;Maria Teresa Herdeiro, Institute of Biomedicine (iBiMED), Department of Medical Sciences, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

This study aims to identify and evaluate the main perceptions, attitudes, and knowledge about Covid-19 vaccination of three at-risk groups: teachers, health professionals and older adults.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

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Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

April 2021

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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.  

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.

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. 

What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

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What influences people’s social position most: their family background or their skills?

April 2021

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Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Universidade Pompeu Fabra;Jorge Cimentada, Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research

We analyse the relative influence of the family background and the skills of each person on social mobility. Are there differences between the Nordic countries and those in southern Europe such as Italy and Spain? 

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