The global economic slowdown is a palpable fact for the big economic blocs. All of them have cut growth estimates during this year, but we must highlight the specific case of Europe, which is positioned as the economic block with the lowest growth.
For this year, the IMF projects economic growth for the world of 3 %. Emerging and developing economies will grow by 3... Read More
Economic theory says that wages are linked to productivity, that is, that productivity improvements will be reflected in workers’ salary improvements and that wage pressures impact on high inflation rates.
But the truth is that in Europe it has been showing an interesting paradox to analyze in relation to wages, to the progress of productivity and inflation levels in recent years.
Salaries have in... Read More
On Sunday, November 10, voters are called to the polls to express their political preferences. If we previously analyzed the economic proposals of national parties that are located on the left axis, today, we have to analyze the ideological axis of the right.
The economy becomes more important in the current context of deceleration... Read More
Catalonia is living a few complicated days. After the sentence of the process, a wave of protests has begun, which especially affect the Catalan capital, Barcelona.
The page of the process is closed, and another is opened, but not without leaving consequences in the Catalan economy... Read More
One of the keys to the technological world that we have to live, and that from these lines we have always stood out as a fragile point of European socioeconomics, is the almost total lack (and almost without) of European technological giants... Read More
Among many political parties, it is fashionable to incorporate what the State must “spend like in Europe” or “equalize at European levels” to achieve the strengthening of the Welfare State.
But free-spending does not exist … if it is in the present it is in charge of income, and if it is spent, even more, it is compromising future income, in other words, debt.
So let’s put data into these rhetoric... Read More
Although a few decades ago there were several European companies that rubbed shoulders with the world leaders in the technology sector, little by little the Europeans were giving up positions, until we dropped into the arms of the almighty GAFA, the mobiles of China, or others So many foreign and technological components, key to our economic activity and on which we depend without many alternative... Read More