Diego Pérez González
Diego Pérez González
BBVA Research - Economist

Diego is an economist at the Climate Change Cluster of BBVA Research. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Oviedo, where he also spent a year as an exchange student at Maastricht University. During those four years, he acquired strong knowledge in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics.

In the last year, he successfully completed the Master’s in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets at the Barcelona School of Economics. During his time there, he had the opportunity to become familiar with advanced techniques in macroeconomic modeling, time series analysis, and forecasting. Additionally, he was able to delve into various programming languages.

Throughout his studies, Diego developed a keen interest in economic research, which materialized in the completion of Bachelor’s and Master’s projects.

Latest publications

The reduction in electricity prices in Europe is attributed to the reversal of supply shocks and a decrease in demand. The definitive impact of renewable energies will be delayed until advances in storage systems are achieved, allowing for more effective management of demand peaks.
Adaptation to accelerated climate change is imperative, which can be an opportunity for sustainable financing from the private sector if the conditions are in place. It remains to be seen.
Countries that expand their climate policy portfolio exhibit higher climate change mitigation patent filings, low carbon technology trade flows, and green foreign direct investment flows. The coordination and cooperation of international policies is also relevant, showcasing evidence of potential climate policy spillovers.