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August 10, 2021

Mexico | 3.8 million more poor and 2.1 million more in extreme poverty between 2018-2020

Between 2018 and 2020, the population living in poverty increased by 7.3%, from 51.9 to 55.7 million inhabitants, and the population living in extreme poverty grew 24.1%, from 8.7 to 10.8 million. The increase in the population with a lack of access to health services stands out, which went from 16.2% to 28.2%.

November 11, 2020

China | Understanding the 14th Five-Year Plan and the 2035 long-term development target

The Fifth Plenum of 19th Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee was held in Beijing during October 26-29, in which the outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan for 2021-2025 has been reviewed and approved. In addition, the meeting also discussed the long-term economic and social development target to be accomplished by 2035.

November 11, 2020

China | The impact of Biden’s victory on Chinese economy and the Sino-US relationship

A cautiously positive attitude might be more adoptable regarding the short-term Sino-US relation; however, for the long-term perspective, we do not have sufficient reasons so far to deny any pessimism on the bilateral relationship going forward.

August 6, 2019

Mexico | Evolution of poverty and income distribution

Between 2008 and 2018, poverty in Mexico decreased from 44.4% to 41.9%, but increased in absolute terms, from 49.5 to 52.4 million people. In equity of income, measured by the Gini coefficient, Mexico would move from place 136 to 122 of a total of 164 countries, advancing 14 positions.

March 2, 2015

Flourishing middle classes in the emerging world to keep driving reductions in global ineq…

BBVA projections for world population by GDP per capita: -Middle classes to comprise two-thirds of world population by 2025, doubling the share in 2000 -A low middle class citizen is today’s worldwide median -Emerging economies become predominant in wealthier segments -A dramatic reshaping of global consumer business aw…

February 17, 2014

Factors that Matter for Financial Inclusion: Evidence from Peru

This study comprises a quantitative approach to the determinants of financial inclusion in Peru based on micro-data from surveys
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