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June 13, 2022

Global | Digitize to decarbonize

In the current global socio-economic context, and especially after the COVID-19 crisis, digitization and sustainability have become key elements of economic and social transformation, being particularly relevant to understand and analyze how both interact.

March 3, 2022

Spain | Crisis and recovery of Spanish economy after two years of COVID-19

This Observatory assesses the factors explaining the behavior of the Spanish economy between the first quarter of 2020 and the last quarter of 2021, and estimates the structural shocks behind the growth of GDP per working-age person (WAP), the GDP deflator and real wages.

April 28, 2021

Spain | The cyclical situation of the economy one year after the beginning of the crisis

This Economic Watch evaluates the factors that explain the cyclical behavior of the Spanish economy during 2020 and the first quarter of 2021. For this purpose, we use observed data up to 4Q2020 and real-time estimates for 1Q2021 from BBVA Research.

February 15, 2021

Global | Welfare and GDP in the time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has not only led to a fall in per capita consumption but also to increased inequality and a fall in life expectancy (expected to be temporary). As a result, the loss of social welfare has been greater than the fall in GDP.

January 22, 2021

Global | Beyond GDP: welfare and social and environmental sustainability

Although GDP per capita is a good aggregate indicator of market activities (with some limitations due to digital disruption), a broader range of indicators than those traditionally used, such as GDP, is required to measure welfare and the progress of societies.

June 6, 2016

Crisis y convergencia

Desde 2007 ha aumentado la desigualdad entre regiones. ¿Ha revertido este comportamiento con la recuperación? La respuesta es que no.