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July 11, 2022

Europe | The colors of inflation

Inflation is at record highs and is expected to remain at high levels, involving a major challenge for Governments and monetary authorities. The fight against climate change and the transition to a more sustainable economy would have contributed, in part, to the increase in energy prices.

July 4, 2022

Mexico | Tourism recovers from the pandemic, but sargassum will reach a record in 2022

While the Mexican Caribbean tourism sector shows an accelerated recovery from the drop in economic activity in 2020, returning to pre-pandemic levels of activity. Significant magnitudes of sargassum arrivals are forecast in the coming months, due to the estimate of sargassum biomass in June 2022.

June 3, 2022

Energy transition, efficiency and decarbonization in Europe. REPowerEU

This presentation describes the state of the global decarbonization process, summarizes the impact of GHG emission reduction policies and focuses on Europe and the effect of the complex geopolitical scenario.

May 24, 2022

Spain | Households’ CO2 Footprint: Enhancing Measurement, Economic Analysis and Big Data

This note proposes a path to shore up the measurement of the carbon footprint of the representative household of an economy, enhancing traditional macroeconomic analysis and with the use of Big Data in order to obtain real time outcomes and insights into the impact of the lifestyle of different households.

May 3, 2022

Global | Climate change mitigation: emergency in the middle of a disaster

The disaster resulting from Russia's invasion of Ukraine has diverted much of the attention away from the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), but we need to take notice of it — not least because its conclusions are not particularly favorable.

March 30, 2022

Argentina | Post-pandemic future of the sectors

This paper analyzes how Argentina's productive sectors have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis and how they will evolve towards 2030 in the face of the long-term challenges set at the local and global levels.

March 7, 2022

Global | Green inflation? Nope, brown price hikes

Green inflation is the acceleration of consumer prices triggered by the increase in the price of products linked to the transition to a carbon-free economy, both those to be discontinued and those to be enhanced.

February 7, 2022

Global | Oil: a necessary burden, for now

Oil prices have been subject to high volatility over the past half century due to political factors and, more recently, due to its appetite as a financial asset. The last few months have been no exception.