How do State spending policies impact gender equality? | Finance Blog at 9

The General State Budgets (hereinafter, PGE) are the main instrument of the economic policy of any government. In the case of the Government of Spain, in 2021, this “toolbox” has a volume of spending to implement policies that exceeds 416 billion euros[1]. In this way, priorities are established for some actions over others to pursue … Read more

The masks burst as an annual expense of more than 9,000 million for families | Economy

Among all the revolutions that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused in the Spanish shopping basket, the emergence of the mask stands out with force as a good that went from being the object of anecdotal purchase for the general public, and only common among certain groups or specialists, to become a mandatory object to circulate … Read more

Covid raises drug spending to a record 732 million

The year closed with at least 1,000 million in disbursement, of which 47 million are related to the pandemic. Non-prescription spending is the one that has skyrocketed the most as a result of the virus with 23% year-on-year. The accumulated spending on drugs and medical supplies skyrocketed during 2020, mainly due to the fight against … Read more