Diego López
Diego López
Senior Economist
Mexico City

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

In this release of our Regional Sectoral Outlook is set apart by the change of base year in August 2023 with an updated perspective of the sectoral and regional composition of the Mexican economy. During 2024, the GDP of Finance could grow the most (5.3%), followed by Management (5.3%) and Entertainment & Recreation (4.5%)
Facing one of the most devastating natural phenomena in the last decade, to estimate the economic aftermath requires two elements: 1) to understand the economic outlook in Guerrero state prior to Otis landfall; and 2) rely on empirical evidence of hurricanes in Mexico to estimate the economic impact.
On October 11, the Mexican government published in the Official Gazette (DOF) a decree granting tax incentives to key sectors of the export industry such as the immediate deduction of the investment in new fixed assets and additional deductions of labor training expenses.