A Snapshot of Energy Poverty

Millions of people in Spain are unable to pay their energy bills

Sergio Tirado Herrero, RMIT University Europe / Asociación de Ciencias Ambientales (Environmental Sciences Association – ACA)
José Luis López Fernández, Asociación de Ciencias Ambientales (Environmental Sciences Association – ACA)
Luis Jiménez Meneses, Asociación de Ciencias Ambientales (Environmental Sciences Association – ACA)

Classification

Authors

Sergio Tirado Herrero , RMIT University Europe / Asociación de Ciencias Ambientales (Environmental Sciences Association – ACA)
José Luis López Fernández , Asociación de Ciencias Ambientales (Environmental Sciences Association – ACA)
Luis Jiménez Meneses , Asociación de Ciencias Ambientales (Environmental Sciences Association – ACA)

Tags

Subject areas

Related content

Infodata

Digital Economy and Society Index

Spain stands at the head of the countries of the EU-27 in the global computation of digital society indicators (connectivity, Internet use, etc). Portugal, however, is situated at the tail end.

Activity

Millennials: a generation lost between two world crises?

What future lies ahead for millennials? We will be discussing this question with Fabrizio Bernardi, Professor of Sociology at the European University Institute. From 29 November to 1 December, at CaixaForum Madrid. Event language: Spanish.

Best practices

Proposals to reduce child poverty

How can we put an end to the intergenerational transmission of poverty? We analyse proposals that defend universal child benefit and other policies that propose selective benefits for poor families with children.

Review

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.

Infodata

Social exclusion from the labour market

The difference in unemployment rates between men and women in our country is larger than the European average. How has it evolved during the recent years of economic crisis?

You may also find interesting

Article

Gambling addiction in adolescence: betting, technologies and drug use

Gambling addiction in adolescence: betting, technologies and drug use

Science

According to this study, the most popular form of gambling among teenagers is sports betting, and there is a higher level of online gambling addiction among boys.

Article

From Moderate to Hyperconnected Users: Six Smartphone Use Profiles and Their Impact on Personal Well-being

From Moderate to Hyperconnected Users: Six Smartphone Use Profiles and Their Impact on Personal Well-being

Science

What use are young Spaniards making of mobile phones? This study indicates that 19% are hyperconnected, showing difficulties in controlling the use of this technology.

Article

Can algorithms expose tax fraud?

Can algorithms expose tax fraud?

Science

Things are becoming increasingly difficult for tax evaders, with the new big data and artificial intelligence techniques that detect hidden wealth, the abuse of aggressive tax engineering and money laundering.