Andres Felipe Medina Grass
Andres Felipe Medina Grass
Senior Economist

Andrés Felipe Works as a Senior Economist at BBVA research. He manages macroeconomic  topics such as External sector, labor market and so on.

Andrés Felipe possess a degree in economics from Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Bogotá and is currently studing a Master in economics and Economic development in the same University.

His labor experience relates to private sector, Colombia´s central bank and Departamento Nacional de Planeación. In the Latter, he contributed in the methodologic hardening of a Public spend evaluation tool.

Latest publications

The Colombian economy will moderate its growth, from high levels of activity, mainly due to lower private consumption. GDP will grow 0.7% in 2023 and 1.8% in 2024, after a gradual recovery from the end of this year. Inflation will gradually decline, ending this year at 9% and 2024 at 5%.
Current account deficit for 2022 reached $21.446 billion and represented 6.2% of GDP, significantly above historical averages.
The national unemployment rate stood at 13.7% and the urban unemployment rate at 14.5%, both lower than those observed a year ago. The employed reached 22.2 million people (+108 thousand seasonally adjusted), slightly above the average level observed between April and December 2022.