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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

After three consecutive quarters of decline, the percentage of population living in labor poverty increased by 1.8 percentage points (from 38.3% in 2Q 2022 to 40.1% in 3Q 2022), caused by the drop in average labor income and the increase in food-basket prices.
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.