Giancarlo Carta
Giancarlo Carta

Giancarlo Carta has been a BBVA Research economist since 2017, and he has spent his whole career to date in the BBVA Group. Currently he is a member of the Spain Unit, where he handles some of the analysis of Spanish regions within BBVA Research.


Prior to this, he used to be part of the CEO Office, where he was in charge of the bank’s financial analysis (both for the Board of Directors and for the market and analysts), as well as strategic (KPI tracking) and communication projects.


In 2013 he received a Degree in Economic Development and International Cooperation from the University of Palermo (Italy - Final Grade 110/110 cum laude). In 2015 he finished a Master’s Degree in International Economy in the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Latest publications

The ranking in the growth of 2019 remains unchanged: Madrid, Murcia, Castilla-La Mancha and Navarra would have led the progress of the activity the previous year. Forward, the centre would continue to lead the dynamism.
The labour market regained some of the momentum lost during the year. Despite the negative seasonality, EPA employment increased by 92,600 people (2.1% y/y) and the unemployment rate fell 0.1pp to 13.8%. On average, 451,600 jobs were created during the year (2.3% y/y) and the unemployment rate fell by 1.2pp to 14.1%
Growth revised downwards due to weak European consumption and demand, with more impact on northern regions and tourist destinations.