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We presented the results of a Randomized Control Test (RCT) to people who received nudges through SMS in order to promote financial health variables. The target population was about 95,000 people in two age groups: 27 to 38 and 39 to 56 years old.
Press release | In 2019, there were areas of opportunity in the financial health of Mexicans; in 2020, the Covid-19 begins; in 2021, inflation increased; and in 2022 the conflict in Ukraine adds new pressures to inflation. Therefore, in the following vacations, you have to take care of your physical and financial health.
A year and a half after the pandemic began, the COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of households having the financial resilience to tackle the economic consequences of a scenario of high uncertainty.
With Covid-19, it is not only necessary to take care of physical health, but also financial health, mainly because we are exposed to negative variations in income. The note presents recommendations in case of being under these variations.
September 4, 2020
Financial vulnerability of households facing COVID-19 pandemia: A global perspective
Lockdowns due to COVID-19 and the subsequent crisis have caused many individuals to stop working or substantially reduce their work hours, with the corresponding decrease or loss of the main source of income. The analysis of the financial vulnerability of households becomes especially important.
The COVID-19 pandemic is turning society's finances into a mixture of two diametrically opposed worlds, much the same as the tiny Lilliput and the gigantic Brobdingnag from Jonathan Swift's dystopian world in Gulliver's Travels.
As with other health crises throughout history, the world will change in many ways as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these transformations will be in the way people relate to their finances.
The impairment of the employment and income indicators stemming from the COVID pandemic has brought questions about the health of banks. Despite the complexity of the current situation, it should be noted that the fundamentals of the banking system as a whole show strength to face the economic consequences of the pandemic.