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.
Why are there more early school leavers among migrant-background young people?
What role must teachers play to combat early leaving from education and training of young people of foreign origin? This study shows that their support is key and that they must count on the necessary resources for guiding pupils.
Do fathers spend more time with their children than they used to?
According to this study, in comparison with the year 2002, in 2010 there was an increase in the time that mothers, and even more so fathers, devoted to their children. Despite this, the gender gap persists.
Temporary work and self-employment have a negative impact on workers’ wellbeing
Is the gig economy threatening workers’ wellbeing? The rise in temporary and self-employment, favoured by the digital platforms, seems to be affecting quality of life.