Content with the tag: desigualdad

Capital income and income inequality in Spain, 1980-2020

Report

Capital income and income inequality in Spain, 1980-2020

July 2022

Social Inclusion
Miguel Artola Blanco, Carlos III University of Madrid; Clara Martínez-Toledano, Imperial College London; Alice Sodano, Paris School of Economics;

Why does Spain present income inequality levels higher than the European average? Differences in income between age groups and the concentration of capital among the richest groups are some of the causes.   

Social welfare systems and inequality in Europe

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Social welfare systems and inequality in Europe

June 2022

Horacio Levy, OCDE;

Wage inequality during the pandemic: public subsidies

Article

Wage inequality during the pandemic: public subsidies

May 2022

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.

Social exclusion from the labour market

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Social exclusion from the labour market

November 2021

Social Inclusion

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?

Inequality in income distribution

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Inequality in income distribution

November 2021

Social Inclusion

The redistributive effect of social transfers is lower in Spain than in the EU-27.

The impact of covid-19 on the gender gap in hours actually worked

Article

The impact of covid-19 on the gender gap in hours actually worked

November 2021

Social Inclusion
Maite Blázquez and Ainhoa Herrarte, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Ana Isabel Moro-Egido, Universidad de Granada;

The gender gap in hours worked has decreased during the pandemic, except among workers with young children. What personal situations lie behind this behaviour of the jobs market?

The divide between the rural and the urban world

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The divide between the rural and the urban world

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, Economist;

The divide between the rural and urban worlds has important consequences in social, economic, environmental and even political terms. Finding a balance should be a priority.

Divide between Men and Women

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Divide between Men and Women

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, Belén Santa Cruz and Diana Ortega, economists;

Despite the advances in recent decades, we are still a long way off from achieving
real gender equality. We analyse the differences in the labour sphere and in the
reconciliation of working life and family life.

The covid-19 crisis affects employment inequality between immigrants and natives

Article

The covid-19 crisis affects employment inequality between immigrants and natives

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jacobo Muñoz Comet, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED);

The immigrant population, particularly women, have been the most vulnerable group affected by unemployment caused by the economic crisis derived from covid-19.

 

Divide between rich and poor

Report

Divide between rich and poor

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, Belén Santa Cruz and Diana Ortega, economists;

Why in Spain are there growing numbers of rich but also increasing number of poor people? This report analyses how an asymmetrical wealth distribution model leads to a society that is advancing at two speeds.

Collection Social Divides. An Introduction

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Collection Social Divides. An Introduction

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, economist;

What do we understand by social divide? This report analyses six major cross-
cutting fractures of our country and highlights how they can generate social
discontent and weaken democracy.

Early leavers from education and training reflect social inequalities

Article

Early leavers from education and training reflect social inequalities

June 2021

Education
Maribel García Gracia and Albert Sánchez-Gelabert, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona;

What factors increase the likelihood of students dropping out? Poor grades are not the only indicator of early drop-out.

Immigrants’ names as an initial factor of discrimination

Article

Immigrants’ names as an initial factor of discrimination

January 2021

Social Inclusion
Cornel Nesseler, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU; Carlos Gómez-González, University of Zurich, UZH; Helmut Dietl, University of Zurich, UZH; Adaptation: Xavier Aguilar;

An experiment with an amateur football team reveals difficulties in social integration for people of foreign origin. When faced with similar profiles, team managers tended towards choosing players with local names. 

Income inequality in Spain: a growing and underestimated problem

Article

Income inequality in Spain: a growing and underestimated problem

July 2020

Social Inclusion
Clara Martínez-Toledano, Facundo Alvaredo and Miguel Artola, Paris School of Economics; Adaptation: Sergio Torrejón Pérez, social researcher;

The increase in economic inequality in recent years in Spain translates into the richest 1% of the population obtaining a higher income than the poorest 50%. What lies behind this concentration of capital?

“To alleviate poverty, there are small investments that can have an enormous impact”

Interview

“To alleviate poverty, there are small investments that can have an enormous impact”

April 2020

Social Inclusion
Michael Kremer, Nobel Prize for Economics 2019;

Can poverty be eradicated? Michael Kremer, Nobel Prize for Economics 2019, talks to us about new tools for the economy, which enable us to obtain a rigorous estimate of causes and impacts.

Tackling child poverty

Dossier

Tackling child poverty

February 2020

Social Inclusion

To what point do poverty and material deprivation affect the households in which children live? The eighth Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” analyses the relationship between child poverty and its consequences, such as health problems, academic failure and social mobility difficulties. 

The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

Review

The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies

February 2020

Social Inclusion
Alejandro Arias Lera, an analyst at the Spanish Government’s High Commissioner’s Ouice for the fight against child poverty;

The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.

Strengthening social welfare: from minimum income to basic income

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Strengthening social welfare: from minimum income to basic income

September 2019

Social Inclusion
Jordi Sevilla, Coordinación y dirección;

This report contains analysis on the social situation in Spain and on the capacity of existing benefits and subsidies to guarantee a minimum income for all citizens, with the aim of reducing poverty and inequality.

Available in Spanish.

The labour market’s role in increasing inequalities during the economic crisis

Article

The labour market’s role in increasing inequalities during the economic crisis

April 2019

Social Inclusion
Albert Recio Andreu, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona;

Does the phenomenon of the "working poor" spread? Among other effects of the economic crisis, temporary and part-time jobs have increased and wages have been reduced.

Inequality: The Costs to Families

Review

Inequality: The Costs to Families

December 2018

Social Inclusion
Frances Goldscheider, University Professor of Sociology, emerita, Brown University;

How do economic problems affect family stability? The books reviewed tackle changes in gender roles at work and the instability generated by socioeconomic inequality.

“When grandparents contribute to childcare, the birth rate increases”

Interview

“When grandparents contribute to childcare, the birth rate increases”

December 2018

Social Inclusion
Aart Liefbroer, sociologist and researcher at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute;

Do we reproduce the behaviour of our parents? Aart Liefbroer talks to us about the intergenerational transmission of demographic behaviour.

Which family factors affect children’s development at school?

Article

Which family factors affect children’s development at school?

December 2018

Social Inclusion
Diederik Boertien, Centre for Demographic Studies, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona;

Spanish families changed significantly in the last two decades. To what point do socioeconomic factors or family structure influence children’s progress at school?

What type of housing do Spanish families live in?

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What type of housing do Spanish families live in?

December 2018

Social Inclusion

80.1% of households with two adults and no children live in an owned home. In the case of single-parent households, this percentage falls to 65%.

“There is no real evidence to say this will be the first generation not to reach the standard of living of its parents”

Interview

“There is no real evidence to say this will be the first generation not to reach the standard of living of its parents”

November 2018

Social Inclusion Education
Robert Erikson, researcher at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and professor at Stockholm University;

Does education really remove social barriers? Robert Erikson analyses the degree of social mobility in advanced democracies.

Economic and material wellbeing

Report

Economic and material wellbeing

October 2018

Social Inclusion
Luis Ayala Cañón, Rosa Martínez López, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and EQUALITAS; Olga Cantó Sánchez, Marina Romaguera de la Cruz, Universidad de Alcalá and EQUALITAS; Carolina Navarro Ruiz, UNED and EQUALITAS;

Any household must face up to three challenges: having a sufficient income, maintaining a financial balance and avoiding situations of poverty. This report analyses the social needs linked to material living conditions.

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