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June 3, 2022

DiGiX 2022 Update: A Multidimensional Index of Digitization

DiGiX aims to capture the global evolution of digitization by monitoring this pheonomenon across 99 countries. Our index combines 20 variables grouped in six dimensions that represent three pillars: supply (infrastructure and costs), demand (users, government and enterprise adoption), and institutional environment.

July 7, 2021

Mexico | Sociodemographic Changes and Trends

We present a selection of the most prominent changes and trends in the last 20 years with respect to the sociodemographic profile of the people living in Mexico, it based on the results of the 2020 Census analysis and the evolution regarding the results obtained in the editions of 2000 and 2010.

March 29, 2019

The recovery of the Spanish economy and the challenges ahead

After an unprecedented crisis, Spain has overtaken pre-crisis levels of income per capita due to a favorable combination of external and domestic factors. Although it is difficult to estimate their exact contribution, behind the current economic recovery are the effects of structural reforms, in labor and product markets, t…

January 23, 2019

Financial Regulation Outlook. First quarter 2019

Regulatory authorities’ work programmes for 2019. Last steps in the negociation CRD V. CRD V negotiation: Resolution issues. Contingency measures for a no-deal Brexit. Habemus a Macroprudential Authority in Spain. Trends in digital regulation.

May 8, 2017

Digital platforms: new challenges for public authorities

A considerable number of economic sectors, such as the content, passenger transport, retailing and short-stay industries, are undergoing a profound transformation as a result of the emergence of new companies that put providers and users of goods and services in direct contact with one another.

November 21, 2016

Argentina: Digital Context

Argentina has room for improving in terms of the Digitization Index, particularly ICT regulation and Internet use in enterprises. Argentina’s Internet use is close to that of developed countries, with a high frequency of use.

November 10, 2016

Uruguay: Digital Context

Uruguay is in a leading position in terms of digital content compared to other countries in the region, as shown in the 2015 Structural Digitization Index developed by BBVA Research. In this regard, Uruguay’s digital scenario is close to that of developed countries like Luxembourg, Ireland and Belgium, among others.

October 19, 2016

Brazil: Digital Context

In terms of digital context, Brazil has a better position than other Latin American countries such as Colombia, Mexico and Peru, especially for individual usage. Brazil stands out among its neighbours in terms of new firm creation, with a similar level to Spain.