Angel Talavera

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The news for Europe at the start of the year has been mixed. The spread of the Omicron variant has resulted in a predictable surge in infections,...

The spread of Omicron across Europe will probably see a surge in infections over the coming weeks that could surpass all previous waves. Although...

The surge in Covid cases continues across Europe, prompting governments to announce new restrictive measures that will impact economic growth in...

The eurozone pushed on with a strong recovery in 2021, but in many ways that’s been the easy part. With reopening tailwinds mostly exhausted, the...

With inflation in Spain hitting a 30-year high, fears of an inflationary cycle are rising. However, the transition from the present energy-driven...

Monthly data continues to show a gradual but persistent slowdown in economic activity moving deeper into Q4. While we still expect the eurozone...

We expect above-average growth in the eurozone over the coming quarters given the ample pent-up demand in the aftermath of the crisis. In the...

For the first time in nearly a decade, Spain will see inflation average over 2% this year. Indeed, in the final months of the year, consumer...

Spain is both less energy efficient – it requires more energy to produce one unit of output – and more reliant on oil than its European peers....

Should the ECB cancel the public debt it holds as a direct way to lower debt ratios and free up fiscal resources? Some prominent economists have...