Filip Blazheski
Filip Blazheski
Senior Economist

Filip Blazheski joined BBVA Research in July 2015 from the economics consulting firm Nathan Associates, where he worked as a Managing Associate. Prior to this, he worked for the Government of Macedonia and the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.

He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia and a masters degree from the University of Cambridge, UK.

Latest publications

Lower net investment in real estate and high depreciation rates of intangibles account for most of the slowdown in net business investment over the last 30 years.
In July, the current economic expansion will reach 121 months, becoming the longest in modern history. Barring any shocks, inflation-adjusted GDP will average more than $21T in 2019 and by the end of the year real GDP per capita will surpass $58K.
Despite solid profitability trends, banking conditions could become somewhat more challenging. Sustainable loan growth, higher funding costs and credit risks will be the primary areas of concern. Customer service, digital tools and economies of scale are key for success.