Joseba Barandiaran
Joseba Barandiaran
Senior Economist

Joseba Barandiaran is a economist  in BBVA Research. He is a member of the Spain Unit econonomists´ team leaded by Miguel Cardoso, and works on regional analysis of Spain autonomous regions.

Before Joseba Barandiaran worked on several positions for BBVA´s Risk Unit, from Market Risk to Structural Risks including the team leadership of the Liquidity Risk Unit and coordination staff of Latin American treasury desks.

He got his undergraduate degree on Economics at the Universidad del País Vasco-Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea in 1996 and a Master´s degree in Economics an and Finance by the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI) in 1998. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Economists´ Basque Association.

Latest publications

This observatory analyses how regional public accounts may evolve towards 2022, with the aim of assessing the situation in which Regional Governments will find themselves once the crisis is over. To this end, different scenarios are considered, starting with the closing of the 2020 accounts.
Greenhose Gas Emissions shows a high heterogeneity across countries. Spain has been lowering its absolute emissions and its intensity in the last years. This document analizes in detail available data for GHG emissions of Spanish Autonomous Communities (AC).
The end of the state of alarm prompted the recovery of spending with BBVA credit and debit cards or at BBVA POS terminals in May, which were 19% higher than those made in the same period of 2019 (13% in April).