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This note briefly describes the latest update of RegData, a database that collects the main economic and demographic aggregates of the Spanish regions over the last six decades. For the most part, the series begin in 1950 or 1955 and run until 2018.
The economy of La Rioja grew 1.6% in 2018, and will have a more similar dynamism as Spain´s in 2019 and 2020. It will create 4,500 new jobs during that time, in spite of the many risks that remain, some of them more likely to materialize. Total employment will be 4.2 percentage points below its pre-crisis level
This paper analyzes the digitalization of public administrations in Spain with a double objective: to know the progress in the provision of digital public services and to identify the sociodemographic determinants that affect the probability of citizens using electronic administration
Social security registrations increased by 75,600 people in June (2.7% YoY), in line with expectations, and unemployment fell by 63,800 (-4.6% YoY), less than expected. Excluding seasonal factors, the number of people in employment grew by 34,000 people and unemployment rose for the first time since July 2014 (4,000)
Although conditions remain favourable, home sales are sluggish. On a regional scale, the evolution of sales in 1Q19 showed a high disparity. Nevertheless, the price continues to rise. The variables related to construction activity do not anticipate major advances in the coming months
The economy of Murcia slowed down to 1.5% in 2018. The growth will accelerate to 2.0% in 2019 and 1.6% in 2020, creating some 13,000 new jobs in those two years. Since pre-crisis per capita income has been recovered, creating more and better jobs remains as a challenge
The economy of Galicia grew 2.7% in 2018, and will still grow 2.2% in 2019 and 2.0% in 2020, creating some 30,300 new jobs in those two years, although some external factors’ contribution shall slow down. Having almost recovered pre-crisis per capita income, creating more and better jobs remains as a challenge
Over the last few months, there has been an interesting debate on the cyclical position of the Spanish economy, its potential growth and the output gap.