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Desertified Spain

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Desertified Spain


Science
Sergio Villamayor-Tomas, Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB); Gerard Pocull, Francesco Facchini and Cara Maeztu, ICTA-UAB; Esteve Corbera Elizalde, ICTA-UAB, Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA)

Some 17.5% of rural territory is exposed simultaneously to high rates of depopulation and of aridity. This study analyses how some factors for mitigating depopulation can have undesired effects, of both a social and an environmental nature.

A systematic review of the research on rural vulnerability

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A systematic review of the research on rural vulnerability


Social Inclusion
Sergio Villamayor-Tomas, Francesco Facchini, Daniel Gaitán, Gerard Pocull and Gerard Codina, Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB); Esteve Corbera Elizalde, ICTA-UAB, Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA); Federica Ravera, Universitat de Girona (UdG)

This article presents a systematic review of the literature on rural vulnerability research in order to identify the different trends related to the sources of socio-environmental vulnerability in rural Spain.

The impact of gender-based violence on sons and daughters: the role of schools according to the pupils

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The impact of gender-based violence on sons and daughters: the role of schools according to the pupils


Social Inclusion
Carme Montserrat, Marta Garcia-Molsosa, Pere Soler, Anna Planas, Edgar Iglesias and Paula Boned, Liberi, Universitat de Girona

Some 93% of children have heard of gender violence. Their preferential source of information is the school setting but, if faced with a situation of gender-based violence, they are unsure whether it would be the place to find help.

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Inheritance Tax and Income Tax: how much should people pay?

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Inheritance Tax and Income Tax: how much should people pay?


Social Inclusion
Luis Miller, Spanish National Research Council; José A. Noguera, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Leire Salazar, UNED

An experimental analysis of the preferred tax rates for different types of taxes, across a variety of taxpayer income and inheritance assumptions, and taking into account people’s perception of their own position in income distribution.

Wage inequality during the pandemic: public subsidies

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Wage inequality during the pandemic: public subsidies


Social Inclusion
Oriol Aspachs, Alberto Graziano and Josep Mestres, CaixaBank Research; Rubén Durante, José García-Montalvo and Marta Reynal-Querol, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

What impact has the economic crisis caused by covid-19 had on wage inequality? Have public subsidies been sufficient? We analyse which groups have been most affected.

The STEM field is failing to attract female talent

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The STEM field is failing to attract female talent


Science
Mireia Usart, Sònia Sánchez-Canut and Beatriz Lores, Universitat Rovira i Virgili

In Spain, only 16% of STEM professionals are women.  We analyse this gender gap.

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