Diego López
Diego López
BBVA Research - Senior Economist

Diego López Tamayo works as Senior Economist at BBVA Research, on issues of network industries, digital markets and economic competition; with a focus on sectoral analysis of telecommunications, financial services, transportation and energy.

Previously, he worked as a researcher on digital economy, entrepreneurship and innovation issues for the Center for Economics and Prospective of Science and Technology (CEPCyT) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and as an external consultant for the University of Groningen (Netherlands) conducting market research in Mexico. Likewise, he has worked as a professor of quantitative methods and microeconomics at UNAM and teaching courses on game theory and network economics at Colegio de México.

Diego holds a MSc in Economics from Colegio de México and a BSc in Economics from the Faculty of Economics UNAM; completing an investigation stage at the University of Warwick (United Kingdom).

Latest publications

Mexico has imposed temporary tariffs ranging from 5% to 50% on 544 tariff items for products from countries without trade agreements, such as China, and subsequently rectified some tariffs.
By the end of 2023, the Mexican economy grew at an annual rate of 3.2%, with an extraordinary growth of 15.6% in construction and differentiated effects at the regional level. The dynamism of services underpins growth in 2023; Wholesale and Retail grew 3.9% and 4.1%, respectively.
By the end of 2023, Mexico recorded a trade deficit of 5,463 million dollars ($5.46 bn). Manufacturing leads both exports and imports. Mexico solidified its position as the leading supplier in the US market while FDI dropped slightly in 2023.