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Gerónimo Ugarte
Gerónimo Ugarte
Senior Economist
Mexico

Gerónimo Ugarte Bedwell is a Senior  Economist at BBVA Research Mexico, focusing mainly in Regional-Sectoral and Real Estate topics.


Gerónimo has a BA in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), a Master´s in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and conducted his PhD in Economics studies at Tel Aviv University.


Additionally, Gerónimo has been a professor of Economics (Microeconomics and Macroeconomics) at the FCA postgraduate studies unit of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and has participated as a speaker in academic conferences on the areas of Social and Economic Networks and Uncertainty Theory.

Latest publications

The current infrastructure does not respond to the needs of its main demanders. New way of measuring railway efficiency in the face of a changing reality. Network model for the calculation of the coherence of the railway network. Railway network does not meet manufacturing needs. Railway incompatibilities point to investment opportunities.
In the first half of 2018, the Mexican economy grew at a lower rate than expected, with the service sector contributing 86.9% of GDP growth, less than the 92.1% observed in 2017. Manufacturing industries recovered in 2017, contributing 11.8% of growth, although uncertainty in the first half of the year affected their growth potential.
The service sector contributed 92.3% to Mexico’s GDP growth. The manufacturing industry regained its dynamism in the second half of 2017 (2H17) and has been a constant subject for debate with the renegotiation of NAFTA.