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January 12, 2021

Global | Rebuilding trust in the digital age

COVID-19 dealt a heavy blow that moved us firmly into the digital age. Thus, in 2021 it will be crucial to shape and strengthen the agreements and institutions to thrive in such a landscape. And there are various obstacles to overcome in that regard.

December 16, 2020

DiGiX: Digital transformation index for the Spanish Regions as a starting point for NGEU

The update of the digitization index for 2020, presents a baseline for economic policy makers in charge of designing digital transformation plans for the economy, within the NGEU framework. It indicates innovation and productivity aspects to be promoted as well as the ones that are lagging behind to be supported.

December 9, 2020

Spain | Gender Diversity and Digital Economy: an approach to the labor market

COVID-19 is having serious economic consequences in Spain, in terms of production and employment. Female employment is being affected somewhat more negatively than male employment. This result is conditioned by multiple factors, including the educational level and economic activity of the worker's job.

November 10, 2020

Global | DiGiX 2020 Infographics

DiGiX aims to capture the digitization status over the world to compare digitization degrees across countries and identify areas requiring action. The 19 indicators included in the index are grouped in 6 dimensions that represent 3 broad pillars: supply conditions, demand conditions, and institutional environment.

November 10, 2020

Global | DiGiX 2020 Update: A Multidimensional Index of Digitization

DiGiX aims to capture the digitization status over the world to compare digitization degrees across countries and identify areas requiring action. The 19 indicators included in the index are grouped in 6 dimensions that represent 3 broad pillars: supply conditions, demand conditions, and institutional environment.

October 19, 2020

Global | Roadmaps for digital currencies

The BIS, the ECB and the BoJ have published guidelines on the development of potential digital currencies. Monetary authorities are wary of a foreign—or poorly regulated—digital currency suddenly dominating the domestic means of payment. A CBDC would be one of the possible solutions to confront such a threat.

September 28, 2020

Toward a Contact-Free Economy

The study analyzes the most relevant Contact-Free trends that have been reconfiguring our lives, that during the period of confinement and physical distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated, and that will probably retain a strong dynamism in the coming years.

August 24, 2020

Digitization in Latin America: a challenge that cannot be delayed

The disparate and slow digitization process in Latin America has contributed significantly to the slowdown in the region's economic and health recovery amid the COVID-19 health crisis.