Brenda Castillo
Brenda Castillo

Brenda joined the Global Economic Scenarios unit at BBVA Research in 2022. She holds a PhD in Quantitative Economics from the University of Alicante (UA) and a Masters degree from the same institution. Her academic research has focused on risk assessment and portfolio management with financial econometrics models; however, she is interested in several fields such as macroeconomics, behavioral economics and artificial intelligence. She obtained her degrees in Economics and Business Administration in the University of Costa Rica, being part of the academic development program of the Economics department from this university.

She has been teaching assistant of several courses such as Macroeconomic Theory III (UCR), Econometrics II (UA), Statistics (UA) and Introduction to Economics' instructor (UCR).