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Joseba Barandiaran
Joseba Barandiaran
Senior Economist
Spain

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

Growth revised downwards due to weak European consumption and demand, with more impact on northern regions and tourist destinations.
The process of urbanization of employment continued during the recovery (2013-2018). Both the degree of initial urbanisation and the relative importance of tourism and the hotel industries conditioned its evolution. In addition, sectoral changes in cities could be having implications for inequality
At the start of 2019, growth returns to Madrid and the Mediterranean area, due to the dynamism of private consumption, domestic tourism and, to a lesser extent, exports of goods