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November 14, 2016

¿Cómo mejorar nuestro sistema de pensiones?

El agotamiento del Fondo de Reserva de la Seguridad Social, previsiblemente en 2017, ha vuelto a plantear la necesidad de adoptar nuevas medidas para reducir el déficit existente, fortalecer su sostenibilidad y asegurar la suficiencia de las pensiones futuras, un pilar fundamental del Estado de bienestar que hay que preserv…

September 5, 2016

Is our pension system viable?

The persistent Social Security deficit and the continuous tapping of the Reserve Fund, which has dropped 62% from the 66.8 billion of 2011, has spurred another intense debate about the viability of Spain’s pension system.

August 25, 2016

¿Qué hacer con las pensiones?

El déficit de la Seguridad Social y la disminución del Fondo de Reserva ha vuelto a plantear un intenso debate sobre qué hacer con el sistema público de pensiones.

February 2, 2016

Spain| January labour market figures extend the positive trend from 2015

Social security affiliations fulfilled expectations in January, registered unemployment surpassed them. BBVA research estimates point at a continued relevance from job creation and unemployment reduction in the beginning of 2016.

October 2, 2015

Spain | Labour market figures of Sep-15: Positive closure of a less dynamic quarter

The favorable evolution of the labor market figures in September did not offset the disappointing start of the quarter. BBVA Research estimates indicate that both the growth of Social Security affiliation and hiring, as well as reducing unemployment slowed down throughout the 3T15 as a whole.

September 2, 2015

Spain | The labor market disappoints in August and confirms the expected economic slowdown

Labor market figures failed to meet expectations in August. After seasonal adjustments, BBVA Research estimates indicate that Social Security Affiliation fell marginally after two years upwards, while the decrease of registered unemployment decelarated.

August 28, 2014

The informal economy and the constraints that it imposes on pension contributions in Lati…

Low contribution levels to pension schemes in Latin America are an enormous obstacle limiting the implementation of a broad-based social security system. Contribution rates measured as a ratio of contributors to the total labour force stand at an average of 40%, or 60% in the best of cases. Although previous studies explain…

November 14, 2011

Posibles consecuencias de la evolución de las pensiones privadas en China

El principal objetivo de este documento es plantear un debate preliminar acerca de las perspectivas del sistema de pensiones de China, considerando el ineludible papel de las autoridades en este asunto, y la activa participación potencial del sector privado.