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March 18, 2020

Slow Regional Convergence Despite Recovery

Between 2013 and 2018, the disparities in GDP per capita between the Autonomous Communities have barely reduced. This is unusual given that regional convergence in Spain has always appeared to be cyclical in nature.

March 2, 2020

Aragón... Broadly Speaking

BBVA Research has closely analyzed the Aragonese economy for a number years. We witnessed the resurgence following the "Great Crisis": 7 consecutive years of growth allowed GDP to recover, and it will grow above the average in Spain.

October 7, 2019

A more intense slowdown than expected

The recent review by the INE (Spanish Office of National Statistics) of the Quarterly Accounts came as a surprise, with growth in the second quarter falling below previous progress and the forecasts by analysts and experts.

April 10, 2018

Spain Economic Outlook. Second quarter 2018

The Spanish economy will grow 2.9% in 2018 and 2.5% in 2019, above those forecasted three months ago. The favorable external environment and the lower long-term financing cost offset the impact of economic policy uncertainty. This scenario is consistent with the creation of one million jobs and the reduction of the unemploy…

August 2, 2016

Spain | July labour market records extend the positive trend of 1S16

Labour market records fulfilled the expectatives in July. BBVA Research estimations show that, after controlling for stationarity, social security affiliation grew by 52 thousand people while unemployment was reduced by 42 thousand.

June 15, 2016

¿Qué cambiar en el mercado laboral?

El mercado laboral español es atípico entre las economías desarrolladas. Estructuralmente, presenta tasas de paro y temporalidad más elevadas. En recesiones, los ajustes son ineficientes y aumentan la desigualdad, al centrarse en la destrucción de puestos de trabajo y, especialmente, en colectivos vulnerables.

May 4, 2016

Spain | The improvement trend in the labour market continued in April

The labour market records fulfilled flash expectatives in April, boosted by the positive development in the service sector. After controlling for stationarity, afiiliation grew by 52 thousand people, while unemployment fell by 20 thousand.