Enrique Fernández-Macías is a former Research Manager at Eurofound. He currently works at the European Commission Joint Research Centre in Seville. Enrique holds a PhD in Economic Sociology from the University of Salamanca, his main research interests include job quality, occupational change and the division of labour.
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News • Mar 15, 2017 09:00 GMT
Income inequalities have increased in around two-thirds of EU Member States largely due to growing unemployment levels since the onset of the crisis. At the same time EU-wide income inequality also increased as income convergence between European countries stalled.
News • May 18, 2015 07:00 BST
Wage inequality has been increasing overall in Europe since the onset of the Great Recession, and is mainly due to rising wage inequalities within countries, according to a new report from Eurofound, the Dublin-based EU Agency.
News • Jun 20, 2016 17:59 BST
Europe has begun to emerge from the prolonged slump caused by the global financial crisis in 2008 and exacerbated by the euro zone single-currency crisis in 2010–2011. In 2014–2015, aggregate employment levels rose faster than at any time since 2008: over four million new jobs were created in the EU28. The fifth annual European Jobs Monitor report looks at employment shifts in the European Union.
Blog posts • Jun 08, 2018 09:00 BST
Digital technologies are transforming work, but the implications have not yet been fully grasped. In a recent Eurofound report, we focus on three main vectors of change to discuss the effects of digital technologies on work and employment and the policy responses such change demands.
Blog posts • May 22, 2018 12:00 BST
The integration of migrants from outside the EU into society is one of the key challenges that the Union must address to maintain social cohesion and equality. In this blog piece Enrique Fernández-Macías and Tania Paniagua de la Iglesia look at how well migrants and their descendants have integrated into the labour markets of EU Member States.
Blog posts • Jun 23, 2017 12:53 BST
In the follow blog piece, originally posted on Social Europe, Carlos Vacas-Soriano and Enrique Fernández-Macías look at evolution of household disposable real income levels over the period 2004-2013, and the broader phenomenon on Europe's shrinking middle class.
Blog posts • Mar 21, 2017 15:48 GMT
In this blog piece, originally posted on Social Europe, Eurofound researchers Carlos Vacas-Soriano and Enrique-Fernández-Macías look at the development of income inequalities in Europe since the Great Recession.
Blog posts • Aug 24, 2017 15:28 BST
This blog piece was originally posted on Social Europe. Its authors are Martina Bisello and Enrique Fernández-Macías, both researchers at Eurofound, and Vincenzo Maccarrone, from University College Dublin.