April 17th, 2019The IvieLAB lecture by Daniel Kaufmann will examine the effects of poor quality of governance and corruption on democratic values and institutions, as well as possible solutions.
April 17th, 2019
Juan F. Jimeno will analyze how the new wave of technological progress brought about by innovations in robotics and artificial intelligence is changing the nature of work and the future of jobs
April 15th, 2019
Of Valencian firms aged over 50 years, 60% of family-owned firms export, compared to 45% of non-family-owned firms
In a new issue of Keys to Competitiveness, the GECE Observatory, created by Bankia and the Ivie, analyzes firms by age, exporting profile and investment abroad
April 11th, 2019
Reduced government investment has resulted in aging infrastructures, with 24% having an average age of over 20 years
The fall in public investment means that capital depreciation is not covered, resulting in a 5% drop in the real value of infrastructure spending since 2012
April 9th, 2019
Vicente Salas: “The proportion of large firms has hardly increased in 20 years and currently accounts for only 0.3% of all firms in Spain”
The economist, Vicente Salas, described the barriers to business growth and productivity at the recent IvieLAB series of lectures
March 27th, 2019
The IvieLAB series of lectures and seminars, Evaluation of the sustainability of welfare policies in the 21st century, continues with a conference by Vicente Salas that will discuss growth and productivity challenges faced by firms
March 21st, 2019
Feria Valencia (Valencia Trade Fair) generates 515 million euros of GDP and the equivalent of 11,143 full-time jobs in the Valencian Community
Feria Valencia’s activities account for 0.5% of the Valencian Community’s GDP and 0.6% of its total employment, according to an economic impact analysis carried out by the Ivie.
March 20th, 2019
Large manufacturing firms in Spain are 47.3% more productive than the average for their sector, allowing them to pay wages that are 26.4% higher than average
Although large industrial firms in Spain are more competitive than their equivalents in Germany and the UK because of lower unit labor costs (38% and 21% lower, respectively), they need to converge in wages.
March 12th, 2019
Every euro of income generated by Mercadona’s supermarkets (as wages, profits and rents) results in 5.1€ for the Spanish economy and for every job created by Mercadona, 7.4 additional jobs are created.