Joxe Mari Barrutiabengoa
Joxe Mari Barrutiabengoa

Joxe Mari Barrutiabengoa Ortubai has been working as an Economist in BBVA Research's Economic Scenarios Unit since September 2020. He holds a master's degree in Finance from the University Carlos III of Madrid (with honors) and degrees in Business Administration and Management and Economics from the Public University of Navarra (both with honors). He complemented his academic training with stays at the University of Technology of Sydney (Australia) and Carleton University (Canada).

Latest publications

We analyze the distribution of greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the consumption of Spanish households, considering spending levels, age, gender, and different types of goods and services. Our approach combines official data, the Input-Output methodology and BBVA data.
The average social welfare in OECD countries would have decreased by 1.9% during the past decade if the damages caused by CO2 emissions had been internalized. Nevertheless, a net intertemporal gain could have been achieved by preventing the most severe future outcomes of global warming, which entail a substantial cost.
In recent years, public policies to foster decarbonization have become cornerstones of the political agenda in the US and Europe, with the aim not only of achieving decarbonization but also of ensuring energy security and driving short- and long-term economic growth.