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September 29, 2020

Spain | House prices: again awaiting corrections

One issue that regularly comes up in the real estate market is knowing whether or not house prices are overvalued, especially when prices increase several quarters in a row. There's no easy answer, because it requires comparing the price with its equilibrium price.

September 28, 2020

Toward a Contact-Free Economy

The study analyzes the most relevant Contact-Free trends that have been reconfiguring our lives, that during the period of confinement and physical distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated, and that will probably retain a strong dynamism in the coming years.

September 28, 2020

Spain | More spending, more responsibility, more modernity

The response to the crisis has been overwhelming, and spending will increase to around 50% of GDP. Spain needs to establish a culture that demands greater accountability on how budgetary resources, and resources from the European recovery fund, are allocated.

September 26, 2020

Argentina | Real-time consumption monitoring (Sep 25, 2020)

In spite of the poor behavior it had during the first days of September, consumption recovered more from goods than from services. We can see that our expense indicator is highly correlated with the level of economic activity in Argentina.

September 25, 2020

U.S. | Employment: trends, outlook and challenges

The Covid-19 pandemic generated an unprecedented shock to the labor market that at its peak contributed to the loss of 25 million jobs, forcing 24 million people to claim unemployment benefits and 8 million to leave the labor force temporarily.
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