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September 19, 2022

Europe | Price cap on power

European Commission proposals to mitigate the impact of electricity price inflation on households disposable income and business costs must consider how they affect security of supply and decarbonization.

September 15, 2022

Financial Inclusion and Digitalization: Dynamics in LATAM

Both the processes of financial inclusion and digitalization have great potential for dissemination in LATAM, both of which are key to promoting well-being and productivity in the region.

September 12, 2022

Mexico | ENAFIN 2021: Advances in digitization and challenges in access to financing

On August 29, 2022, the results of the National Survey on Business Financing (ENAFIN) 2021 were presented. This report aims to analyze the progress and challenges regarding the financial inclusion of companies, reviewing issues of financing and digital payment methods.

September 5, 2022

Mexico | Yearbook of Migration and Remittances 2022

Book edited by BBVA Research, BBVA Foundation and the National Population Council (CONAPO) made up of 10 chapters that addresses the main statistics on the multiple migratory flows and human mobility, and remittances at a global level, with an emphasis on Mexico.

September 5, 2022

Global | Bees, Flowers and Economics

Economic activity takes resources from the Earth's natural capital stock and uses the services of its ecosystems, even if they are not (yet) included in national accounting systems.

September 1, 2022

Türkiye | Food Security Outlook

Türkiye’s food security outlook has shown comparatively lower progress with risk factors pointing to multifaceted issues involving food inflation, agricultural imports, natural resources and policy choices. Our analysis assesses all of these risk factors, drawing policy suggestions for improving food security of Türkiye.

August 29, 2022

Mexico | Inflation and informality, the challenges of working poverty

According to Coneval, working poverty at national level stood at 38.3% in the second quarter of 2022, maintaining a downward trend. Two factors in the short term are considered the main challenges to continue on the path of reducing poverty levels: inflation and informal employment.

August 23, 2022

Mexico | Labor poverty decreases, but the cost of the basic basket rises up to 12.6%

Despite inflation, as of the second quarter of 2022, the proportion of the population living in labor poverty in Mexico (38.3%) was the second lowest since 2013, but without reaching pre-pandemic levels.