Juan Ramón García
Juan Ramón García
Principal Economist

Juan Ramón García is a principal economist in the Spain and Portugal unit of BBVA Research. Among other responsibilities, he is in charge of the conjunctural and structural analysis of the labour market and household consumption in Spain.

Previously, he was a senior economist in the Sectoral Analysis and Global Trends units of BBVA Research and a researcher at the Applied Economics Studies Foundation (Fedea).

He obtained a degree in Economics from the University of Santiago de Compostela in 2001 and a Diploma in Advanced Studies from the same university in 2003.

Latest publications

Social Security affiliation grew by 103,500 persons and registered unemployment fell by 27,000. Excluding seasonality, employment maintained its rate of increase (20,000), unemployment broke its upward trend (-55,000) and temporary employment fell (to 53,3%).
Seasonality drove job creation (77,700) and contained the unemployment rate (12.7%). Seasonally adjusted figures (SWDA) show that employment fell (-0.1% QoQ), hours worked slowed (0.7%) and the unemployment rate rebounded (13.2%). However, temporary rate decreased (19.6% SWDA).
Enrollment grew by 29.300 and registered unemployment by 17.700. Seasonally adjusted, employment returned to positive figures (22.000), but unemployment continued to rise (14.000). In 3Q22, employment barely increased (0,1% q/q q/q SCQ), unemployment rebounded (1,9% q/q SCQ) and temporality fell (to 57,7%).