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March 22, 2021

Global | Output-side GHG Emission Intensity: A consistent international indicator

This Working Paper presents the Output-side greenhouse gas Emission Intensity indicator (OEI), the first consistent and internationally-comparable country-indicator of the GHG emission intensity from a production-perspective; that is, territorial GHG emitted per unit of goods and services produced in a given year.

January 11, 2021

Spain | Long series of GVA and regional employment by sector, 1955-2019

This Working Paper describes the latest update of the sectoral module of the RegData FEDEA-BBVA database, in which the regional series of employment (employed and salaried), Gross Value Added (GVA) at current and constant prices and employee compensation in the main RegData module are disaggregated by sector.

December 17, 2020

Global | Human capital and income inequality revisited

This paper explores the relationship between human capital inequality and income inequality, using an updated data set on human capital inequality for 146 countries from 1950 to 2010 and a novel database on earnings inequality.

December 4, 2020

Spain | The Stabilizing Effects of Economic Policies in Times of COVID-19

In this Working Paper we analyze the stabilizing role that economic policies have played during the current COVID-19 crisis in Spain.

November 30, 2020

Spain | Evolution of autonomous community financing under the common system, 2002-2018

This Working Paper establishes homogenized series of regional financing, based on homogeneous competencies and fiscal effort, between 2002 and 2018.

November 4, 2020

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on the GDP of the Spanish regions in 2020: an initial estimate

This Working Paper presents an estimate of the performance of the monthly GDP of the autonomous communities, starting from the beginning of the pandemic, and a range of possible values for their total GDP in 2020.

October 14, 2020

Global | Investment in Real Time and High Definition: A Big Data Approach

We introduce a set of Big Data indicators to mimic Investment in Real Time and High Definition. We use aggregate information of BBVA Big Data from firm-to-firm transactions and complement with individual-to-firm information. The results are successful and are validated through multiple robustness checks.

October 5, 2020

Spain | Model for housing prices. A regional perspective

In this work, a model has been developed to find out the deviation of housing prices from an estimated equilibrium level, both at regional and provincial level, as well as to forecast its evolution. The results obtained show the high heterogeneity of the Spanish real estate market.