Searcher
Julián Cubero
Julián Cubero
Lead Economist
Spain

Julián Cubero has been Chief Economist in BBVA Research’s Economic Modelling and Long Term Analysis area since June 2016. This area analyses the latest economic trends, like digital transformation, as well as global phenomena such as international commerce, and explores macroeconomic risk factors with potential relevance to BBVA’s business.


Previously, Julián Cubero was active in BBVA Research as Chief Economist for the Spanish economy (from October 2006 to December 2008), Chief Economist for Macroeconomic Analysis of Mexico (from January 2009 to August 2012) and Chief Economist of Economic Scenarios (from September 2012 to May 2016).


He possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Sciences -Quantitative Economics - from the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Latest publications

The outcome of the G20 meeting in Osaka last weekend of June can be seen as positive; it was a kind of restart after the failure of previous multilateral meetings, with more details and emphasis on previously discussed issues and the addition of certain new ones.
Recent weeks have seen an escalation of restrictive measures and trade retaliation between the US and China, as well as restrictions placed on the activity and investment of foreign technology companies in domestic markets or the announcement of further tariffs imposed by the US to Mexico.
Against a background of increasing concerns on economic cycle strength and uprise of global trade tensions, the central banks' more dovish tone helps that financial tensions and global risk aversion remain bounded.