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May 23, 2022

Spain | Unexpected consequences

The European Central Bank (ECB) is preparing to raise interest rates in a bid to control inflation without triggering a recession. But can it control the consequences of its actions as we move forward?

April 8, 2022

Colombia | Big Data Consumption Tracker. 7 apr, 2022.

Consumption continued its slowdown in March, despite the VAT-free day. Among the components, the slowdown was explained by services, with goods showing a slight advance. Nevertheless, the real growth rate remains high.

March 28, 2022

Spain | Who are the big losers from inflation?

The short answer is everyone. Spain is a large importer of energy goods and commodities. Rising costs for these products results in a greater outflow of funds from our economy to the rest of the world.

November 29, 2021

Spain | Let's go out

Mass vaccination of the population and COVID-19 infection prevention measures have led to a considerable recovery of household spending, mainly in activities carried out in person and in contact with other people.

September 7, 2021

Spain | The trend in the common system of autonomous communities financing, 2002-2019

This Working Paper contains homogenized series of regional governments funding constructed on the basis of homogeneous competences at equal fiscal effort from 2002 to 2019.

August 31, 2021

Spain | Domestic tourism: riding to the industry's rescue

Those sectors of the Spanish economy most dependent on the movement of people have been among the most severely hit by the COVID-19 crisis — in particular domestic and foreign tourism.

January 25, 2021

Spain | The Golden Rule

Household savings increased significantly during the second quarter of 2020, reaching 24.4% of gross disposable income. That is more than double the previous high seen in 2009. There are several reasons for this.

July 20, 2020

Spain | This Time It's Different

The origins of the country's recession lie not in the accumulation of imbalances in a certain market and the usual subsequent shift in demand, but rather in a pandemic and the restrictions enforced on the supply of goods and services to limit its spread.