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March 10, 2020

Canarias Economic Outlook 2020

After growing 2.4% in 2018, the economy of Canarias could have grown by 1.5% in 2019. It will advance by 1.1% in 2020 and 1.8% in 2021, reducing the unemployment rate to 19.3% in 2021. This would lead to the creation of 38,000 jobs in the biennium, but the risks are down

January 28, 2020

Asturias Economic Outlook. First Half 2020

After growing 1.9% in 2018, the economy of Asturias could have grown by 1.7% in 2019. It will advance by 1.2% in 2020 and 1.4% in 2021, and will add around 3,000 jobs in the biennium. The average GDP pc annual growth rate will be 1.7%, 0.3 p.p. above the Spanish average, due to the worst regional demographic evolution

January 15, 2020

Spain Economic Outlook. First quarter 2020

The slowdown of the Spanish economy could end in 2020. GDP growth will slow down to 1.6% in 2020, from 1.9% in 2019, and show a moderate acceleration in 2021 to 1.9% due to the slight improvement expected in the European economy

July 18, 2019

Regional economic and demographic aggregates: RegData updated up to 2018

This note briefly describes the latest update of RegData, a database that collects the main economic and demographic aggregates of the Spanish regions over the last six decades. For the most part, the series begin in 1950 or 1955 and run until 2018.

July 17, 2019

Spain Economic Outlook. Third quarter 2019

The growth of the Spanish economy is slightly revised upwards to 2.3% in 2019, due to the positive surprises recorded until June, and remains at 1.9% for 2020. The expansion is expected to continue supported by a gradual recovery of the global environment and a more expansionary monetary policy

July 10, 2019

La Rioja Economic Outlook 2019

The economy of La Rioja grew 1.6% in 2018, and will have a more similar dynamism as Spain´s in 2019 and 2020. It will create 4,500 new jobs during that time, in spite of the many risks that remain, some of them more likely to materialize. Total employment will be 4.2 percentage points below its pre-crisis level

May 10, 2019

Mexico | Labor Reform: significant progress for labor markets

On May 1, a decree amending various laws that constitute the so-called labor reform was published.In order to fully assess the reform it will be necessary to wait for the secondary regulations to be published and for it to be implemented.

September 17, 2018

Why is the share of labour in total income falling?

It seems that in the age-old battle between labour and capital the latter has been gaining ground recently. In the majority of advanced economies the share of national income going to wage and salary earners is falling. What is the reason for the fall in labour’s share of income? There are several possible explanations.