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December 22, 2020

China | 2021 Outlook: Better settle in for a respite

Better settle in after a long haul. After experiencing over-deleveraging and economic slowdown in 2017, China-US trade war since 2018, 2019 African Swine Flu and this year’s most unprecedented coronavirus pandemic flare-up and the arduous work of containing it, Chinese economy might have a previous respite in 2021.

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.

August 17, 2020

Spain | Household financial vulnerability: between dystopia and fable

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.

May 18, 2020

Spain | COVID-19: Stress Testing Household Finances

The essential lockdown measures and cessation of economic activity imposed by governments to controlCOVID-19 will have a negative impact on the economy as a whole and, in particular, on households.

May 4, 2020

Financial vulnerability of Spanish households facing the COVID-19 crisis

Financial vulnerability refers to the ability of individuals or households to cope with a shock involving the loss of the main source of income. We establish the degree of financial vulnerability of Spanish households in three categories: highly vulnerable, vulnerable, and secure.

February 12, 2020

Coronavirus casts doubt on global recovery

The outbreak of the new and highly contagious strain of coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan brings with it new doubts about the expected recovery of the global economy, and in particular about the growth of the world's second largest economy.

January 27, 2020

Colombia | Financial health shapes consumer welfare

The ability to cope with financial shocks from one's own resources is called financial vulnerability. It is measured as the period of time that individuals can survive by covering their needs if they lose their main source of income and without using credit.

January 27, 2020

Peru | Financial health shapes consumer welfare

The ability to cope with financial shocks from one's own resources is called financial vulnerability. It is measured as the period of time that individuals can survive by covering their needs if they lose their main source of income and without using credit.