Searcher
Cecilia Posadas
Cecilia Posadas
Principal Economist
Spain

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

We analyze the likelihood of job automation in a sample of emerging economies: Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Turkey. The average risk of automation ranges between 54% and 64. The countries show similar patterns in different aspects, such as distinctions by gender, age and education levels.
Latin America: growth will be of only 1.0% in 2019 and will recover to 2.2% in 2020
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.