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Angie Suárez
Angie Suárez
Senior Economist
Spain

Angie Suárez has been an economist with BBVA Research since 2010, having spent her entire career so far in the BBVA Group. At present she is the senior economist in the Spain and Portugal Unit and is in charge of part of the analysis of the Spanish regions and the Portuguese economy in BBVA Research.


She gained a degree in Economics from ESPOL (Ecuador) in 2008 and also has a master’s degree in Macroeconometrics and Finance from the Menéndez Pelayo International University (joint programme with CECO-ICEX-IEF).

Latest publications

After Portuguese GDP grew at an average rate of 2 .1% YoY during 2018, BBVA Research forecasts that its growth rate will moderate to around 1.5% in 2019. This scenario is in a context of a slowing global economy, particularly in Europe. Even so, the recovery will continue, supported by positive momentum in domestic demand, which will enable GDP to rise by 0.3% in 1Q19.
This paper quantifies and analyses the interrelationship between the economic activity (GDP) of each Spanish region in response to the variation in economic activity of the remaining regions and to oil price shocks. The regional GVAR model developed offers great potential for many lines of analysis and the monitoring and projection of regional economic activity.