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The COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 Crisis


Spain · Macroeconomic update

Economic and Financial news - 27 april 2020

The uncertainty surrounding the forecast scenario remains unusually high, both in Spain and the rest of the world, due to unknowns regarding the future evolution of COVID-19 as well as doubts concerning the effectiveness of the measures being taken.

Exceptional measures for exceptional times

Monthly Report - Editorial - 17 april 2020 Enric Fernández

We are living in truly extraordinary circumstances. The struggle to contain the epidemic has led to an unprecedented shutdown of much of the economy in more than half the world. In this situation, the objective of economic policy must be twofold: on the one hand, to support the healthcare response by mobilising whatever resources are necessary. On the other hand, it must prevent what is essentially a transitory shock from causing a lasting contraction in economic activity

The COVID-19 crisis must be spelled with a V

Monthly Report - Executive Summary - 20 April 2020 Oriol Aspachs

The letter game is back. Still immersed in a fully-blown health crisis, and having only just entered into the economic crisis, the debate about what shape the terrible episode we are currently going through will take has already been reignited

The global war against the coronavirus

Monthly Report - Focus - 20 April 2020 Álvaro Leandro

COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus that emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan, started out as a distant threat for the western world. In the last few weeks it has become a reality

Crisis COVID-19

Video - 3 abril 2020 Oriol Aspachs

Oriol Aspachs, director de Estudios de CaixaBank Research, nos ofrece los principales mensajes del impacto económico y de las medidas que se están adoptando en la crisis de la COVID-19.

España · Impacto sin precedentes de la COVID-19 en el mercado laboral

Notas breves de actualidad - 2 abril 2020

Las medidas de confinamiento para contener la COVID-19 están impactando de manera muy significativa el mercado laboral español.

Portugal: El SARS-CoV-2 ensombrece el primer superávit presupuestario de la democracia

Notas breves de actualidad - 27 marzo 2020

El saldo consolidado del conjunto de las Administraciones públicas (AA. PP.) se situó en el +0,2% del PIB en 2019, lo que contrasta con un saldo de –0,4% del PIB en 2018.

An unprecedented shock

The COVID-19 Crisis - 26 march 2020 Oriol Aspachs, Àlex Ruiz

The global spread of the coronavirus is having a devastating effect on a human scale and will represent an unprecedented shock for the world's economy, temporarily plunging it into recession. However, once the essential pandemic containment measures have been withdrawn, a rapid recovery in activity can be expected. We provide our assessment of the measures taken and the scope of those that should follow, as well as details regarding the economic scenario.

EE. UU. · Medidas contundentes para luchar contra el impacto de la COVID-19

Notas breves de actualidad - 26 marzo 2020

El Congreso está en proceso de aprobación de un paquete económico de gran tamaño y con una repercusión amplia sobre los múltiples actores económicos del país.

Europa · La Unión Europea y las autoridades nacionales adoptan medidas económicas para contrarrestar el impacto del COVID-19

Notas breves de actualidad - 24 marzo 2020

La Unión Europea (UE) y las autoridades nacionales de los Estados miembros han anunciado una serie de medidas para contrarrestar el impacto del COVID-19.

Mercados financieros · El BCE actúa de urgencia contra el COVID-19

Notas breves de actualidad - 19 marzo 2020

Ayer por la noche, el BCE lanzó un programa de compras contra el COVID-19 (PEPP, Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme) tras una reunión de urgencia.

El Consejo de Ministros adopta medidas económicas de calado para contrarrestar el impacto del COVID-19

Notas breves de actualidad - 18 marzo 2020

El Gobierno ha anunciado un paquete de ayudas directas valoradas en 17.000 millones (1,4% del PIB), una línea de avales de hasta 100.000 millones y una moratoria para deudores hipotecarios especialmente vulnerables que hayan perdido ingresos entre otras medidas.

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