Microeconomics latest publications

November 22, 2021

Spain | Coincident indicator model for housing prices

At BBVA we introduced a new indicator built with Big Data, based on the appraisals used in the bank's regular activity, to strengthen price monitoring in the sector. In addition, we built a set of models to improve estimates in real time.

November 3, 2021

Plataformas digitales de compra y venta de autos transforman el mercado secundario

El desarrollo de plataformas digitales de compra y venta de autos en México es llamativo por su reciente crecimiento y el potencial de su modelo de negocio. Sus políticas de control de calidad y transparencia en los procesos de adquisición, valuación y venta de seminuevos implican ya un incremento en el bienestar social.

October 7, 2021

Mexico | Energy reform: unnecessary pushback

The president has turned over to Congress a constitutional reform initiative that seeks to reverse the 2013 energy reform that ended decades of monopoly control of the sector by the State

October 3, 2021

Reforma eléctrica, aprobada, pone en riesgo competencia, inversión y medio ambiente

El pasado jueves 30 de septiembre el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador envió a la Cámara de Diputados una iniciativa de reforma constitucional en materia eléctrica consistente en fortalecer la participación y atribuciones de la Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE).

September 28, 2021

Regional Sectorial Outlook Mexico. Second semester 2021

GDP advanced 19.6% annually as of 2Q21, 14 out of 20 sectors are still below what was observed in 2019. It is confirmed that the economic recovery will come through industrial means by greater foreign trade

September 13, 2021

Mexico Real Estate Outlook. Second semester 2021

In the middle of this year 2021, official figures show strong growth in the construction sector, an annual rate of 9.5%. A strong advance was to be expected in 2Q21, given that a year earlier the sector contracted more than 20%.

September 7, 2021

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high definition in Aug-21

Card spending in August was 35% higher than in Aug-19 (28% in July). Transactions with Spanish cards gained momentum, especially non-face-to-face (139%), while those with foreign cards narrowed the gap with 2019 figures.

August 23, 2021

Mexico | Discriminatory treatment and obstacles to competition

The measures taken by the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit and the Tax Administration Service represent discriminatory treatment of private companies with anti-competitive effects.