Searcher
Fernando Bolívar
Fernando Bolívar
Economist
Spain

Fernando Bolívar is currently serving as an Economist in Data Science Projects related to economic, social and geopolitical analysis at BBVA Research. Previously he did an internship in that same department while completing his Master’s Degree thesis. Before that he worked as a junior property underwriter for Mapfre Global Risks where he participated in industrial risk analysis, amongst other things.


He has a Degree in Industrial Technology Engineering from the Madrid Polytechnic University, with a specialisation in Industrial Organisation and a semester at the Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France). He likewise earned a Master’s Degree in Data Science and Big Data from the AFI School of Finance. He also completed a Banking and Finance course at the IEB.

Latest publications

Monitoring the Coronavirus through the use of the media, social networks and Google searches reveals an increase of social concerns and uncertainty regarding economic policy and an impact on public policy, management and economy. It also shows the most affected industries and the main participants in social media dialogues.
The coronavirus hits China, becomes an international emergency and worries markets. Trump revealed peace plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which did not please all countries. New regime offensive in Syria. UK leaves EU. Putin proposes constitutional reforms. Trump signed phase one of the trade deal with China.
The U.S. airstrike against Iranian Quds Forces General Qassem Soleimani triggered high levels of uncertainty in the region as Iran threatened to take revenge and the U.S. warned of further retaliation. Iran retaliated with missile attacks against two U.S. bases in Iraq but U.S. de-escalated the situation.