January, 2024

  • 28 January

    Federal Reserve’s Key Inflation Gauge Sees 0.2% Uptick in December, Registers 2.9% Annual Increase

    -Editorial The latest data on inflation, released on Friday, revealed a moderation in the rate of price increases as 2023 concluded. In December, the Commerce Department’s personal consumption expenditures price index, a crucial metric for the Federal Reserve, rose by 0.2% every month and 2.9% annually, excluding food and energy. …

  • 10 January

    Global Economy Set for Weakest Performance in Years

    -Editorial As the world nears the midpoint of what was intended to be a transformative decade for development, the global economy is set to rack up a sorry record by the end of 2024 —the slowest half-decade of GDP growth in 30 years, according to the World Bank’s latest Global …

December, 2023

  • 21 December

    The state of the economy will affect the 2024 elections in Mexico and the United States

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher (PhD.). What is happening now in the economy will have a significant impact on the presidential elections in Mexico and the United States in 2024. In addition to international issues such as wars, migration, and insecurity, the economy is what matters to voters, …

  • 10 December

    Gen Z is Tightening its Belt, with 73% Modifying Lifestyles Due to Inflation

    -Editorial About 85% of Gen Zers cite one or more barriers to achieving financial success. Topping the list is the higher cost of living, cited by 53% of respondents to Bank of America’s annual Better Money Habits survey. The new research provides timely insights into approaches this younger generation is …

October, 2023

September, 2023

  • 6 September

    If Trump Wins in 2024, the Peso Could Depreciate

    By: Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher (PhD). The “super peso” is impacting remittances sent from the United States to Mexico in 2023. The “super peso” is putting pressure on the country’s exports and money sent from the United States to Mexico. The Mexican peso is among the most exchanged currencies …

August, 2023

  • 2 August

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Economic Growth

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher (Ph.D.). Artificial intelligence is a term used to describe machines that perform cognitive functions similar to humans in processes such as learning, understanding, reasoning, and interaction. It seems increasingly likely that AI will profoundly transform the way modern societies live and work, as …

April, 2023

  • 9 April

    North American Integration 2023

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz Bautista, Economist, and Research Professor. North American integration is the process of economic and political integration in North America, particularly the integration of Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The benefits of economic integration fall into three categories: trade benefits, job creation, and political cooperation between …

February, 2023

  • 24 February

    An overview of the Super Peso against the dollar in early 2023

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher. The behavior of the peso against the dollar in the first days of 2023 is a recovery of the value of the Mexican currency against the United States dollar. The Mexican super peso registered its best performance in recent months against the U.S. …

January, 2023

  • 25 January

    Wholesale Prices Decline in December

    -Editorial Prices for wholesale goods and services fell sharply in December, providing another sign that inflation, while still high, is beginning to ease.  The Producer Price Index for final demand declined 0.5 percent in December, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Final demand prices advanced 0.2 percent …