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METRIS : country report : social sciences and humanities in Portugal

Emília Araújo; Martins, Moisés De Lemos;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: European Commission. Dg-Research
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
The severe economic crisis in Portugal is hitting all sectors, including science, technology and research. The external intervention of the IMF, EU and ECB (Troika) has been marked by persistent cutting of funds for research (centres, projects and individual grants), and a downsizing in various sectors. It lead to clearing of governmental agencies, foundations and other services, reducing the number of ministries and state departments, and reducing the number of research centres. While this impacts the research system at large, it also propels societal problems. The unemployment rate is now around 18%, many families are at risk of poverty, and a growing number o...
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free text keywords: Social sciences, Report, Portugal, Humanities, Ciências sociais, Relatório, Humanidades, Ciências Sociais::Ciências da Comunicação
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