Edward Corcoran
Edward Corcoran
Regulation Senior Manager

Edward Corcoran was a senior economist in the Digital Regulation and Trends team in BBVA Research. Since January 2019 he moved to Regulation and Internal Control, in the Regulation unit. Prior to joining BBVA in 2017, Edward worked at HM Treasury, the UK Ministry of Finance. He led on policy related to payment services and systems, including the UK implementation of PSD2; the mortgage market; and micro and macroprudential regulation.

Edward has also worked with the Ministry of Finance of Liberia as a fellow of the Overseas Development Institute, providing technical assistance and advice on various aspects of public financial management, including macroeconomic forecasting, fiscal policy, debt management and preparation of the national budget.

Edward has an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Warwick and a Master´s in Specialised Economic Analysis (International Trade, Finance and Development) from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.

Latest publications

After a meteoric rise to top the list of the world's most valuable firms, the tech giants are coming under increasing pressure. Their great economic clout and the potential negative impact on competition and innovation mean they find themselves as the subject of political debate.
In this issue we focus on: The framework for digital regulation in Latin America: How to balance innovation and safety?; Decentralized Applications (DApps): The building blocks of the future Internet; Instant payments; The cloud vs. mainframe conundrum; Enhancing Economic Empowerment through Financial Inclusion.
In this issue we will focus on: Digital markets: challenges for competition policy; Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) ): investment in crypto tokens: fad, madness or vision?; Towards a new digital identity: identification systems and digital environment; Fintech: implications for regulation and supervision; and Artificial Intelligence: a Policy Approach.