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Do men live in wealthier households than women?

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Do men live in wealthier households than women?

August 2022

Social Inclusion
Diederik Boertien, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics;

Does a gender gap exist in relation to household wealth? According to this study, the difference is more pronounced at advanced ages since, in old age, women have greater probabilities of being widowed and seeing their wealth limited.

The STEM field is failing to attract female talent

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The STEM field is failing to attract female talent

July 2022

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.

PhD qualifications by different branches of knowledge and by sex

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PhD qualifications by different branches of knowledge and by sex

April 2022

Science

While the participation of female PhD holders in Portugal is situated above the EU‑27 average in all fields of knowledge considered, in Spain the participation of female PhD holders is situated below the European average in the fields of art, humanities and social sciences.

Vocational Training in Catalonia: academic performance, dual VET, and gender

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Vocational Training in Catalonia: academic performance, dual VET, and gender

March 2022

Education
Toni Mora, IRAPP, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya; Josep-Oriol Escardíbul, IEB, Universitat de Barcelona; Pilar Pineda-Herrero, EFI, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona;

While women continue to opt for more socially-oriented courses, this report points out that the occupations most necessary in 2030 will be those linked to the digital economy.

Feminisation of care work

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Feminisation of care work

November 2021

Social Inclusion

In Spain, 10% of women perform care work, by far exceeding the 5% of male carers.

Child benefit design: the importance of refundable tax deductions

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Child benefit design: the importance of refundable tax deductions

November 2021

Social Inclusion

Child support benefits improve the economic situation of families and appear to be positive for increasing fertility rates. How can they be designed with efficiency?

Impacts of work-life balance benefits on women’s work performance

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Impacts of work-life balance benefits on women’s work performance

November 2021

Social Inclusion

Are benefits for supporting reconciliation designed to boost women’s labour participation effective, or do they lead to an increase in the wage gap?

Why don’t women have all the children they say they want?

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Why don’t women have all the children they say they want?

November 2021

Social Inclusion
Alícia Adserà, Princeton University; Mariona Lozano, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics, UAB;

Spain is one of EU countries with the highest proportion of childless women. Why?

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

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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?

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.

Paid and unpaid work: the pandemic intensifies the phenomenon of double shift among women

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Paid and unpaid work: the pandemic intensifies the phenomenon of double shift among women

June 2021

Social Inclusion
Lídia Farré, Universitat de Barcelona, MOVE and IAE-CSIC; Libertad González, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE;

According to this study, the gender gap in total hours of work, paid and unpaid, has increased to 16 hours during the pandemic.

Is there a motherhood penalty for promotion at work?

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Is there a motherhood penalty for promotion at work?

July 2020

Social Inclusion
Irina Fernandez-Lozano, Juan-Ignacio Martínez-Pastor and Teresa Jurado-Guerrero, UNED; M. José González, UPF;

Are mothers at a disadvantage when being considered for promotion at work? This study shows that they are not, providing that they have not taken options such as flexible or reduced working hours or teleworking.

Women live more years, but not always with health and happiness

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Women live more years, but not always with health and happiness

February 2019

Social Inclusion Science
Aïda Solé-Auró, Pompeu Fabra University;

Is living longer synonymous with good health? The following study compares, within the European context, life expectancy and happiness among men and women.

The new carers

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The new carers

May 2018

Social Inclusion
Antonio Abellán, Alba Ayala and Julio Pérez, CSIC. CCHS; Rogelio Pujol, INE; Gerdt Sundström, Jönköping University; Adaptation: María Ramos, post-doctoral researcher at the Carlos III University of Madrid;

Who cares for the carers? This article by the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” explains the changes that have taken place in the figure of the carer and also the importance of carers receiving care too.

Growing numbers of elderly women will live alone: how should we respond?

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Growing numbers of elderly women will live alone: how should we respond?

May 2018

Social Inclusion
David Reher, chair professor of Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid; Miguel Requena, chair professor of Sociology, UNED; Adaptation: María Ramos, post-doctoral researcher at the Carlos III University of Madrid;

Why is the number of elderly women who live alone continually increasing? The Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” studies the causes of this phenomenon, which has important implications in the design of welfare policies.

The economic position of elderly people

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The economic position of elderly people

May 2018

Social Inclusion

Are there differences between the percentage of men and women aged over 60 years that are at risk of poverty? In Spain gender differences in the poverty risk rate among people aged over 60 years have practically disappeared.

Participation in studies related with culture by gender

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Participation in studies related with culture by gender

January 2018

Culture

In all the countries, courses related with culture involved more women than men in 2015. In Spain, 57.8% of students with culture-related qualifications were women.

Women and men, consumption and production over the life course. An unequal relationship

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Women and men, consumption and production over the life course. An unequal relationship

September 2017

Social Inclusion
Elisenda Rentería, Centre for Demographic Studies researcher; Rosario Scandurra, UB; Guadalupe Souto, UAB; Concepció Patxot, UB;

A large difference exists between the productive activity of men and women, especially when the latter are mothers and devote considerable time to managing the household and caring for children and dependent elders.

How equitable is science?

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How equitable is science?

September 2017

Science

This indicator offers a view of the distribution of university research work between men and women. Women represent just 21% of chair professors.

Arriving in Rural Village Communities, Staying There or Leaving

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Arriving in Rural Village Communities, Staying There or Leaving

December 2016

Social Inclusion
Montserrat Soronellas Masdeu, Rovira i Virgili University;

How should migration within the European context be studied? These two books, from the standpoints of gender and rurality, tackle a phenomenon previously studied above all in urban contexts with male protagonists. With these new perspectives, the scientific view offers extra depth to an issue of recent social importance.

Education level

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Education level

September 2016

Education

What does the level of studies attained tell us about the structure of a society? Our country has a very high proportion of university graduates, but also a large percentage of people who have completed only primary education.

Article Katrien Maes Women sky research

Article

Article Katrien Maes Women sky research

September 2016

Science
Dr. Katrien Maes, Chief Policy Officer,
League of European Research Universities (LERU);

Increasingly, certain areas of research – such as biomedicine – incorporate the sex and gender dimension into their projects. However, despite its relevance, this question continues to be a pending assignment in the majority of cases.

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