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October 18, 2021

China | All you need to know about the Central Bank Digital Currency e-CNY

We analyze the motivations of the PBoC to promote CBDC, how we define it and how it is going to operate. We also discuss some special characteristics of e-CNY and its potential risks on financial stability etc.

August 31, 2021

Mexico | Significant gaps to settle in digital financial inclusion

ICTs have become an important tool for our life. The access and use of ICTs at the national level has made progress. In 2020, 75.5% of the population aged six years and over was a cell phone user, which represented an increase of 4 percentage points compared to users in 2015.

August 23, 2021

Spain | Looking at financial vulnerability beyond income

A year and a half after the pandemic began, the COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of households having the financial resilience to tackle the economic consequences of a scenario of high uncertainty.

August 3, 2021

Mexico | Wasting money polluting or saving it to contribute to climate change?

Press release. One of the pillars in financial education syllabi is saving. If this is combined with awareness to contribute to the mitigation of climate change, there is a formula in which not only one-person wins, but also society as a whole.

December 17, 2020

Mexico has to wage a war against cash

Cash allowed humanity to abandon bartering, but the use of cash also involves significant problems. It facilitates tax evasion, corruption (Mexicans have become accustomed to watching videos in which corrupt politicians accept cash bribes).

December 15, 2020

Mexico | Remittances, means of sending, and dollars in cash

Only 0.7% of remittances are sent in cash and kind, 99% are sent by electronic transfers. Most of the remittances in kind and in cash come from documented Mexicans. Undocumented migrants send almost no remittances in cash and kind, since they cannot go back and forth between Mexico and the United States.

November 10, 2020

Mexico | Perspectives for financial inclusion and education in 2020

Regarding the National Financial Education Week, we recover the main advances, setbacks and changes that Mexico has had in financial inclusion and education. We present the most notable aspects of the National Policy for Financial Inclusion 2020, along with the latest figures of the country in financial inclusion.

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.