Juan Manuel Ruiz
Juan Ruiz has a PhD in Economics from BostonUniversity and a BA in Economics from Universidad Católica del Perú.
He has been working at BBVA Research since 2010 and is currently the Chief Economist for South America. Previously, he was the Head of the International Economics Division at Banco de España, the Spanish Central Bank. He represented Banco de España in many working groups at the European Central Bank, OECD and BIS. He has also worked at the Economic Studies department at SUNAT, the Peruvian Tax Administration.
He has taught at several economics departments, including Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and University of Essex in the UK.
His areas of expertise include international macroeconomics and trade, and his research has been published in prestigious international academic journals and books, apart from regular columns both in Spanish and Latin American newspapers.