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April 29, 2019

Colombia | Colombian consumer profile

A profile of the Colombian consumer was created by analyzing different variables that determine their consumption decisions, such as: age, sex, income, household size, source of income, form and place of payment, purchasing power and consumption habits.

November 14, 2018

Pensions, employment and contributivity

Distributive pension systems such as Spain’s are based on an implied inter-generational contract between workers and pensioners. A contract which in addition to being sustainable in the long term and providing adequate pensions, must also be balanced and efficient. Without sustainability, adequacy cannot be assured.

March 2, 2016

U.S. | Presidential Election Chartbook

Despite early success, Trump needs to sustain momentum in order to avoid a brokered convention. Rubio or Cruz present best chance for a Republican victory against Clinton. Current economic and market-based indicators suggest Democratic win in national election.
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April 20, 2015

U.S. | Three drivers of the U.S. demographic makeover

Unprecedented challenges to economic growth from slower population growth and increased life expectancy. Demographic paradigm creating a tradeoff between lower overall growth and policy intervention. Diversity playing a greater role in policymaking, business decisions and output
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August 6, 2014

Chile: Labor market radiography

Signs of cyclical weakness in some dimensions are very clear, in other somewhat less

July 14, 2014

Ahorro Voluntario a Largo Plazo en Colombia

En Colombia sólo un porcentaje muy pequeño de la población económicamente activa tiene pensiones voluntarias o seguro para la vejez. El ahorro voluntario a largo plazo cobrará cada vez mayor importancia, de cara a las tendencias demográficas globales

April 19, 2010

Demografía, Mercado de Trabajo y Tecnología: Patrón de crecimiento de Cataluña, 1978-2018

Este documento explora el patrón de crecimiento potencial, o de equilibrio a largo plazo, de la economía catalana durante los últimos 30 años con el doble objetivo de identificar las fuentes subyacentes de tal crecimiento así como de sus perspectivas a medio plazo.