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September 13, 2019

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. 13 September 2019

Weekly update with the most relevant news on financial regulation.

September 13, 2019

Spain | GDP growth stabilizes at around 0.5% QoQ

GDP growth in Q3 could be around 0.5% QoQ, a slightly weaker evolution than that consistent with the BBVA Research outlook for 2019 (2.3% YoY). Partial economic indicators show some signs of weakness on domestic demand and job creation, while external demand could grow again

September 9, 2019

The Tax Burden in Spain: Too High or Too Low?

One of the most hotly debated political issues during the last elections was the margin that Spain has for raising and lowering taxes.

September 3, 2019

Spain | Atony in the labor market in August, in line with expectations

Social security registrations fell by 213,000 people in August and grew by 2.5% YoY (2.6% YoY in July). Unemployment increased by 54,400 (-3.7% YoY). Excluding seasonal factors, the evolution of the labor market remains weak. Employment grew by 20,000 people, driven by services, and unemployment barely changed (-4,000)

September 2, 2019

Is there room for expansionary fiscal policies?

Last week, the annual economic policy symposium was held in Jackson Hole. This year's theme was the challenges for monetary policy. Although fiscal policy was not the subject of debate, it cast a shadow over the event.

August 30, 2019

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. 30 August 2019

Weekly update with the most relevant news on financial regulation

August 27, 2019

The 2017 payment under the common system for the financing of autonomous communities

This note analyzes the payment under the common system for the financing of autonomous communities for 2017 which was recently made public by the Ministry of Finance.

August 19, 2019

Who buys a car?

A recent BBVA Research study shows that the likelihood of buying a car declined during the crisis, and has barely gained momentum in recovery.