Social Innovation for the Sustainability

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Impact of microfinance on the SDGs in Ecuador. The case of Banco Solidario

Adrián Blanco Estévez, Teresa Sánchez Chaparro, Julia Urquijo Reguera

Financial inclusion has the potential to make an important contribution to reducing poverty and inequality. However, there are still more than 1.7 billion people in the world without access to these services. 


Luis Ayala Cañón / Antonio Jurado / Jesús Pérez Mayo

This paper aims to analyze the impact of the pandemic on different situations of poverty, which include characterizations that go beyond its usual consideration as a relative and monetary phenomenon. We review different datasets that allow us to examine three different approaches to poverty: monetary and relative, material deprivation and lack of income. 

From Minimum Income to Basic Income

Juan A. Gimeno

The objective of ensuring a decent quality of life for all citizens is sought through various programs of income guarantees or minimum income.

The implementation of a basic income in the Spanish social protection model: Social security system benefits and regional minimum income policies. Learning from the minimum income policy of the Region of Madrid

Susana Barcelón Cobedo y Ariadna Ayala Rubio

The debate about the possible introduction of a guaranteed basic income and the opportunity for it raises very different problems that go beyond the strictly financial ones, which, while being important, given the scarcity of public resources, are not the only ones to be addressed and, in no case, should they be exclusive.

Unemployment, precariousness, nutrition and health in a Spain in crisis

Noemí López-Ejeda, Antonio Vargas y María Dolores Marrodán

Unemployment and precariousness are one of the major determinants of poverty in Spain and have been aggravated by the economic crisis of the last decade. The lack of resources threatens the food security of families who are forced to adopt purchasing strategies that lead to a reduction in the consumption of fresh food and an increase in refined and ultraprocessed products.

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