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June 27, 2022

Europe | Energy crisis and carbon pricing

The world is now facing the biggest energy crisis of the last 40 years, making it hard to make any meaningful progress on climate legislation in the European Union (EU).

June 17, 2022

Mexico | Poverty in periods of economic crisis

Due to slowing growth and high inflation rates around the world, the World Bank raised concerns about global stagflation. Considering this scenario plus a possible fifth wave of COVID-19, some implications for the population in poverty are analyzed in a press release.

June 13, 2022

Global | Digitize to decarbonize

In the current global socio-economic context, and especially after the COVID-19 crisis, digitization and sustainability have become key elements of economic and social transformation, being particularly relevant to understand and analyze how both interact.

June 3, 2022

Energy transition, efficiency and decarbonization in Europe. REPowerEU

This presentation describes the state of the global decarbonization process, summarizes the impact of GHG emission reduction policies and focuses on Europe and the effect of the complex geopolitical scenario.

May 27, 2022

Mexico | Despite the inflation context, labor poverty fell 3.2pp in 2022Q1

The behavior of labor poverty of the Mexican population is presented for the first quarter of 2022. The decrease in labor poverty is mainly due to two factors: the increase in real labor income per capita of 6.7% and the increase of 3.1 million in the working population.

May 26, 2022

Global | How do digitalization and decarbonization efforts interact?

The actual socioeconomic context has reinforced and accelerated a number of global trends, in particular sustainability and digitalization, two of the most disruptive. The empirical study conducted by BBVA Research suggests that an inverted U-shaped relationship exists between digitalization and CO2 emissions.

May 24, 2022

Spain | Households’ CO2 Footprint: Enhancing Measurement, Economic Analysis and Big Data

This note proposes a path to shore up the measurement of the carbon footprint of the representative household of an economy, enhancing traditional macroeconomic analysis and with the use of Big Data in order to obtain real time outcomes and insights into the impact of the lifestyle of different households.

May 23, 2022

Mexico | ENIF 2021: Financial inclusion declines and gender gap reaches 13.8pp

On May 11, 2022, the results and databases of the National Survey of Financial Inclusion 2021 were published. This report has the objective of analyzing the advances or setbacks in some indicators of the financial inclusion of the population in Mexico between 2018 and 2021.