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August 7, 2020

U.S. | July’s employment report reaffirms recovery ongoing

Today’s labor market report once again showed that the economy is on the mend. However, this environment creates more complexity for Congress, as it supports arguments from both sides of the aisle. That said, Fed officials will continue to take additional steps as it transitions from “stabilization” to “accommodation”.
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August 4, 2020

Spain | A notable improvement in employment in July, but not enough to overcome the crisis

Social Security affiliation increased by 161,217 people (-3.8% YoY) and unemployment fell by 89,849 (25.3% YoY). Excluding seasonality, employment grew by 150,000 people and unemployment fell by 85,000. However, the estimated impact of the crisis is still significant: 1,175,000 contributors and 843,000 unemployed.

July 2, 2020

U.S. | Positive June employment report overshadowed by worsening health crisis

U.S. economy showed further signs of strengthening with the labor market adding 4.8M jobs. While overall unemployment rates have declined, there remain significant disparities among groups.
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May 19, 2020

U.S. Economic Outlook. Second quarter 2020

A new normal: how the U.S. economy recovers in a post-Covid world. Which Rubicon will the Fed forge next? Policymakers respond with massive fiscal support. The housing market in the era of Covid-19.
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May 4, 2020

Peru | Initial indicators show strong deterioration of the labor market in March

Containment measures to slow down the spread of COVID-19 are having a negative impact on employment, job quality and wage incomes. The recovery in employment will be very gradual given a fragile expected recovery in economic activity
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April 10, 2020

Fed takes further action to contain economic fallout

The challenges faced by COVID-19 the Fed announced additional $750bn in loan support.With this additional action, the Fed has committed to providing $2.3Tn in loan to support the economy.Given the historic rise in unemployment claims it's not surprising that the Fed has taken further actions to contain the economic fallout.
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March 5, 2020

Mexico | New Labor Market Stress and Performance Index

This study aims to analyze the dynamics of the labor market in order to propose the Labor Market Stress and Performance Index estimated on the basis of the method of Iterative Principal Component Analysis, which allows identifying short term changes in the labor market dynamic related to access and job creation.

January 9, 2020

Colombia | Reports 2019 and Projects 2020

It is time to recapitulate what 2019 left us and what we should focus on in 2020. The year that has just ended left us in terms of the global economy great episodes of volatility marked by commercial issues but also by eternal political-economic novels such as Brexit.