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June 17, 2022

Mexico | Poverty in periods of economic crisis

Due to slowing growth and high inflation rates around the world, the World Bank raised concerns about global stagflation. Considering this scenario plus a possible fifth wave of COVID-19, some implications for the population in poverty are analyzed in a press release.

September 6, 2021

Global | Resilience – far more than a cliché

In Spanish, the term “resilience” only really became popular after the 2008 financial crisis, but today it has taken center stage in all economic policy debate.

November 4, 2020

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on the GDP of the Spanish regions in 2020: an initial estimate

This Working Paper presents an estimate of the performance of the monthly GDP of the autonomous communities, starting from the beginning of the pandemic, and a range of possible values for their total GDP in 2020.

August 18, 2020

Peru | Output contraction keeps moderating in YoY terms

In June, GDP went down by 18.1% YoY, reflecting the isolation measures implemented since mid-March in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
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August 3, 2020

Mexico | Remittances in the time of COVID-19: hypothesis and different effects by region

In the second quarter of 2020, very marked differentiated effects were seen in remittances by region. The states of the Northwest region and the Traditional region presented increases in their flow of remittances, while the Central and South-Southeast region contractions, which leads us to propose THREE HYPOTHESES.

May 22, 2020

Global | COVID-19 and Economics: International Evidence

Although it is difficult to separate the contributions of the different factors shaping the economic and health crisis, public policies and measures are of tremendous importance. A successful exit strategy and achieving the highest possible level of certainty will accelerate the economic recovery.

May 21, 2020

Mexico | Scenarios of the effects on poverty due to the Covid-19 crisis

The estimates made by ECLAC, Coneval and BBVA Research are presented on the effect that the current crisis by Covid-19 can have on the increase in poverty and extreme poverty levels in Mexico in 2020.

May 7, 2020

Mexico | This will be a crisis with controlled inflation

Since it became clear that the world and the country would be significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the question often arises as to whether Mexico is going to live a scenario of an inflationary spiral as has occurred in other crises in the past. The answer is no.