Content with the tag: desigualdad

Collection Social Divides. An Introduction

Report

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

Report

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.

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