Federico Daniel Forte
Federico Daniel Forte
Principal Economist

Federico Forte is Principal Economist of BBVA Research Argentina since October 2019. Prior to joining BBVA, he was Advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA), parliamentary advisor specialized in fiscal issues at the National Congress, and research assistant in the Economics Research team of HSBC Bank Argentina.

Federico is since 2015 professor of Economics at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He has also been professor of Monetary Theory and Policy, Macroeconomics and Statistics in undergraduate and graduate courses at UBA and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.

He is in charge of monitoring the monetary conditions of the Argentine economy and the FX-market.

He holds a bachelor's degree (Magna Cum Laude Honours) and a master’s degree in Economics from University of Buenos Aires.

Latest publications

The Covid-19 spread, along with the mobility restrictions, hit an economy with a three-year long recession. These facts lead us to expect a “square root” shape to emerge from the crisis in the following quarters, mainly driven by a “statistical rebound” rather than a genuine economic recovery.
This paper provides an empirical network analysis of the Argentine interbank money market (known as call market). Based on 314,188 unsecured overnight loans settled between 2003 and 2017, its main topological features are examined, applying graph theory methods.