Population distribution by types of household
In 2019, households were predominantly formed by childless couples (22.7%), versus 12.2% formed by couples with children.
Child benefit design: the importance of refundable tax deductions
Child support benefits improve the economic situation of families and appear to be positive for increasing fertility rates. How can they be designed with efficiency?
An intergenerational perspective of the coronavirus crisis and the role of family policies
The covid-19 pandemic has caused a health crisis and an economic one. The two books reviewed here offer complementary perspectives on the role of family policies in times of economic decline.
Does knowing the scientific evidence help to dispel unfounded beliefs?
A majority belief exists that setting a maximum limit for rental prices would help more people to access housing, but what do the studies say? We analyse whether having access to information changes people’s opinions.
Households with very low work intensity and dependent children, greater risk of poverty and social exclusion
Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European average?