Cecilia Posadas
Cecilia Posadas
Principal Economist

Cecilia Posadas Pérez is economist in Latin America's BBVA unit. He has worked at BBVA since April 2006, when she joined the Mexican unit in the macro and financial team as Senior Economist. In August 2013 she joined the Latam team based in Madrid where she contributes in the coordination with teams from South America.

Prior to joining BBVA, she was a worked at Ministry of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico where she was involved in macroeconomics and planning matters, and previously linked to tax collections studies.

She studied economics at the University of York in the UK and previously obtained a bachelor's degree in economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), where he specialized in quantitative analysis.

Latest publications

Latin America is expected to grow 1.7% in 2019 and of 2.3% in 2020, less than previously expected (2.1% and 2.4%, respectively), due to the increased difficulties in implementing necessary adjustments and the weaker economic activity figures released in recent months, mainly in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, against the backdrop of a slowdown in the world economy.
FinTech is gaining momentum in financial services due to the important role of technology in reshaping the Financial System. In order to identify the dynamics created by the FinTech ecosystem, we analyse data from the media and social networks.
Global slowdown, increased global financial volatility and worsening commodity prospects will limit growth in the region, in addition to idiosyncratic factors. After growing 1.6% in 2018, the region will expand 2.1% in 2019 and 2.4% in 2020.