Searcher
Guillermo Jr. Cárdenas Salgado
Guillermo Jr. Cárdenas Salgado
Senior Economist
Mexico City

Guillermo Jr. Cárdenas Salgado holds a degree in Economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a master's degree in Economics from the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE).

He is Senior Economist in Mexico. He is specialist in the analysis of inclusion and financial education, poverty, inequality, vulnerable groups and social policy; and in evaluations of design, operation, results and impact.

Previously, he worked at the Rural Financial Development Agency (Financiera Nacional de Desarrollo Agropecuario, Rural, Forestal y Pesquero), and has experience in evaluating different government Programs and Institutions such as: Opportunities, LICONSA, DICONSA and Public Assistance Forecasts, among others.

Latest publications

Book edited by BBVA Research, BBVA Foundation and the National Population Council (CONAPO) made up of 10 chapters that addresses the main statistics on the multiple migratory flows and human mobility, and remittances at a global level, with an emphasis on Mexico.
Despite inflation, as of the second quarter of 2022, the proportion of the population living in labor poverty in Mexico (38.3%) was the second lowest since 2013, but without reaching pre-pandemic levels.
We presented the results of a Randomized Control Test (RCT) to people who received nudges through SMS in order to promote financial health variables. The target population was about 95,000 people in two age groups: 27 to 38 and 39 to 56 years old.