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Labour market challenges in Spain

The performance of Spain’s labour market has improved, approaching European standards, supported by a mix of reforms and demographic changes. Jobs are now much more resilient to recessionary pressures; yet, two key weaknesses remain, namely the relatively low chances for re-employment for jobseekers, making unemployment relatively persistent, and difficult school-to-work transitions which contribute to nurturing high youth under-employment.

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Growth in Spanish labour demand: Evidence from online job postings

Labour demand in Spain appears to have weathered the effects of the pandemic, as evidenced by sustained growth in job postings, despite a more significant initial drop in hiring compared to other countries in 2020. This, together with other trends, appears to support part of the recent acceleration in Spanish wage growth, underpinning a solid forecast for employment and GDP growth in 2024 relative to other advanced economies.

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Rental affordability in Spain: Trends and variations across regions

Residential rents have increased sharply over the past decade, with average household expenditure on rent increasing by 27.7% between 2015 and 2022- well above the growth in average household income – yet with notable differences across the Spanish regions. The rent control policies introduced in 2022 have kept growth in average spending on rent at 2.1% (compared to 11.2% in 2019), however, although there are no rigorous studies, some real estate portal reports suggest these policies have also led to an estimated reduction of 30% in the supply of rental housing.

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Retos del mercado laboral español

Este artículo repasa la evolución reciente del mercado laboral, con el objetivo de detectar elementos de mejora y de persistencia.

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