Published on Monday, January 13, 2020

The charts that show the increase in economic policy uncertainty in Spain

In a recent BBVA Research publication, we presented an economic policy uncertainty index based on the content published in the main national newspapers. What lessons about the current economic situation does the index, which is broken down by subject, offer?

Key points

  • Key points:
  • The current economic environment is characterized by numerous pockets of economic policy uncertainty.
  • Particularly noteworthy in this regard, at the international level, are the doubts arising from the United Kingdom's negotiations for its departure from the EU, trade disputes, and changes in the monetary policy of various central banks.
  • Domestically, the repetition of elections and the situation in Catalonia are also causing uncertainty.

Documents to download

  • Press article (PDF)

    Víctor_Echevarria_Los_graficos_que_demuestran_el_aumento_de_la_incertidumbre_de_politica_economica_ElEspanol.pdf Spanish January 13, 2020


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