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Health Inequalities by Education Level and Gender in Spain
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona;
To what measure do differences in educational level and gender result in a greater or lesser degree of poverty? Despite the advances in healthcare, education and income that have taken place in Spain, inequalities persist based on people’s level of education.
Social Inequality, Economic Crisis and Health in Spain
Health inequalities exist between Spanish individuals that are related to their socioeconomic situation. An analysis of the effects on social groups would allow effective policies to be designed to combat this inequality.
Reading skills among native and immigrant children: the compensating effect of preschool attendance
Pre-school education plays a fundamental role in improving reading comprehension capabilities in primary and secondary school, especially among immigrant students. This is shown by the results in the three countries analysed: Spain, Norway and Sweden.
Skills Acquisition in Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Students
Josep Oriol Escardíbul, Professor of Applied Economics,
University of Barcelona;
The admission of immigrant students in the classroom has represented a significant change for the Spanish education system. Are there differences in the results of immigrant and non-immigrant students? Why?
Temporality, loss of work and educational performance
Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics;
Parental job insecurity – due to unemployment or temporary employment – is directly related with a reduction in the academic performance of their children, and its effects are different depending on whether such insecurity is suffered by fathers or mothers.
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