Category Archives: QUIT Seminars 2024

Industrial democracy and algorithmic management: the Spanish case in comparative perspective

Speaker: Óscar Molina, Alejandro Godino & Sander Junte Institution: Centre d’Estudis Sociològics sobre la Vida Quotidiana i el Treball The seminar presented the results of the INCODING (Democracy at Work through Transparent and Inclusive Algorithmic Management) project, which analyses the

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Characteristics of working in all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic

Speaker: Ernest Cañada Institution: Researcher at the University of the Balearic Islands and member of Alba Sud Tourism growth in the Dominican Republic has been steady since the 1990s. After the interruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, its reactivation has

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The gender gap in time use – is it narrowing or has it stagnated?

Speaker: Joan García Román Institution: Ramón y Cajal researcher at the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics The gender gap in time use has narrowed significantly in all Western societies in recent decades. However, recent studies show a slowdown or stagnation of the

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A typological proposal for self-employment in Chile and Spain

Speaker: Claudia Baeza Institution: predoctoral researcher, ANID scholarship holder (Doctorate Scholarships Chile) The seminar will focus on presenting the results of a comparative typological analysis of self-employed workers between Chile and Spain, the aim of which is to establish similarities

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Generous paternity leave entitlements in a segmented labor market: A cautionary tale of paternity leave take-up in Spain

Speaker: Dani M. Marinova Institution: professor Serra Hunter in the Department of Political Science at the UAB To evaluate the success of paternity leave as a progressive, equal access policy instrument, it is essential to assess it against the backdrop

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What is precariousness? Disentangling a phenomenon that characterizes the youth generation

Speaker: Lara Maestripieri Institution: Ramón y Cajal researcher at the Department of Political Science of the UAB and IGOP researcher Precariousness and the growth of non-standard work have emerged as crucial factors contributing to the diversification and delay of young

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