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February 18, 2021

Mexico | Cyclical & structural factors explain a worse relative performance of the economy

Timid and less timely countercyclical policies, structural lags and problems of uncertainty for investment are behind the greater decline and the prospects for a slower recovery expected for Mexico.

December 4, 2020

Spain | The Stabilizing Effects of Economic Policies in Times of COVID-19

In this Working Paper we analyze the stabilizing role that economic policies have played during the current COVID-19 crisis in Spain.

November 3, 2020

Global | The economy is at the mercy of the pandemic

The pandemic has been the deciding factor in the performance of the global economy throughout the year, and will certainly remain so in the coming quarters.

July 3, 2020

China | How to finance the fiscal stimulus package?

This report analyzes the ways to finance this round of fiscal stimulus package and responds to the recent debate of fiscal deficit monetization. The report also makes policy suggestions to maintain Chinese public debt level and financial stability in the long term.

May 22, 2020

The US and Europe: Economic Policies in the Face of the Crisis

The economic crisis that has accompanied the COVID-19 is markedly different from others that have come before. This has made it difficult to make forecasts, with at least three sources of uncertainty: how much activity is falling, how will economic agents react and how efficient will economic policies be implemented.

April 6, 2020

The Macroeconomic Impact of COVID-19

We are faced with a pandemic whose economic impact will likely cause the biggest drop in global GDP since the end of the Second World War. The uncertainties are enormous.

February 10, 2020

The risk of sargassum to the economy and tourism of Quintana Roo and Mexico

An analysis of economic variables and through Big Data is made to quantify the effects of sargassum in the tourist activity of Quintana Roo in 2019. The results do not find solid evidence in this regard, either because it was not a relevant factor or by the success of mitigation actions.

October 16, 2019

Uncertainty, risks and downside bias

It has become fairly commonplace to talk about the high uncertainty of the global economic scenario, about growth prospects that, whatever they may be, are generally being revised downward or at risk of default biased in that direction.