The Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” Foundation is a laboratory of ideas whose aim is to analyse real circumstances and situations in society, particularly related to ”la Caixa” Foundation's areas of action such as social inclusion, education, science and culture.
Call to support research projects on technology and society
The Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation has announced a call to support research projects on technology and society in Spain, using quantitative survey data in social sciences.
Connect Call: from research to the social sector
The Social Observatory is launching this call with the aim of promoting the relationship and combined work between the research sphere and the practice sphere (social sector and public administration) and of increasing the social impact of both spheres.
We’re bringing out a new website in Portugal:
o Observatório Social
The Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation is bringing out a new version of its website in Portuguese to analyse the social situation there.
Life dissatisfaction during the covid-19 pandemic in Spain
Poor health and job loss are the main factors associated with dissatisfaction with life during the covid-19 pandemic in Spain. Our analysis in this article.
Loneliness during lockdown: An epidemic within the covid-19 pandemic
Has covid-19 worsened feelings of loneliness? According to this study on over 55s in Andalusia, during lockdown feelings of loneliness increased from 47% to 56%, especially affecting women.
Gambling addiction in adolescence: betting, technologies and drug use
According to this study, the most popular form of gambling among teenagers is sports betting, and there is a higher level of online gambling addiction among boys.