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June 4, 2019

Catalonia Outlook. First quarter 2019

The Catalan economy grew at a rate of 2.3% in 2018, and will maintain a similar dynamism in 2019 and 2020, with GDP increases of 2.2% and 2.0%. This will allow the creation of 126.000 jobs, reduce the unemployment rate to 9.8% by the end of 2 020 and recover the positive growth differential compared to Spain

November 19, 2018

Presentation Catalonia Economic Outlook. Second half 2018

Catalonia’s GDP grew by 3.3% in 2017, and it is hoped that it will rise by 2.5% in 2018 and 2.3% in 2019. 130,000 jobs will be created, and the unemployment rate will fall to 10%. In the absence of uncertainty, investment in equipment and employment will have increased growth.

October 23, 2018

Catalonia Economic Outlook. Second half 2018

The GDP of Catalonia grew by 3.3% in 2017, and it is expected to advance at a rate of 2.5% in 2018 and 2.3% in 2019. 130 thousand jobs will be created and the unemployment rate will be reduced to 10%. In the absence of uncertainty, investment in equipment and employment would have shown greater growth.

October 23, 2018

Spain | The effect of uncertainty in Catalonia: a synthetic control analysis

Private sector Social Security registrations in Catalonia have slowed down markedly since mid-2017. The analysis presented suggests that the increased uncertainty in the region had a negative effect on employment, reducing job creation by about 30,000 jobs.

February 12, 2018

Presentació Situació Catalunya. Primer trimestre 2018

L’economia catalana va créixer un 3,0% al 2017 i es desaccelerarà en el 2018 (+2,1%) i el 2019 (+2,0%). Es crearan 136 mil nous llocs de treball. L’esgotament dels impulsos a la demanda interna i al turisme, i la incertesa justifiquen la desacceleració, però l’evolució recent del mercat laboral pot permetre superar les prev…

February 12, 2018

Catalonia Outlook. First quarter 2018

The Catalan economy grew 3.0% in 2017 and will slow down to 2.1% in 2018 and 2.0% in 2019. 136,000 new jobs will be created. The exhaustion of impulses to domestic demand and tourism, and uncertainty justifies the slowdown, but the recent evolution of the labor market may allow forecasts to be exceeded.

November 13, 2017

Uncertain impact of uncertainty

The economic impact of the tensions currently being experienced in Catalonia is difficult to gauge. One way in which attempts have been made to do so is by constructing indices that seek to calibrate the level of uncertainty felt by households and businesses.

September 5, 2017

Cataluña: el PIB resiste todavía a la incertidumbre

En el primer semestre de 2017 el crecimiento de la economía catalana batió al alza las expectativas previas (0,8% en el primer trimestre y hasta el 0,9% en el segundo). Por su parte, el empleo habría crecido a un ritmo superior al 1% en ambos trimestres. ¿Qué ha sucedido para que se hayan superado las previsiones de activi…