Searcher
Kan Chen
Kan Chen
Senior Economist
USA

 

Kan Chen is a senior economist in the BBVA Research team in the United States. His research fields include monetary economics, international economics, and big data analysis. He produces research reports in these fields, and develops and maintains econometric models for various regional and industry analysis.


Chen has published his research papers in prestigious economics journals, including the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and Economic Letters. He has served as a referee for academic journals, such as the Journal of International Economics and International Review of Economics and Finance.


Before joining BBVA Research in 2015, Chen worked for the International Monetary Fund as an econometric modeler on both econometric and macroeconomic models.


He earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Vanderbilt University in 2013, and bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Mathematics from Peking University in China in 2005.

Latest publications

The NLP importance in business and economics as a key source of information to enrich business and economic analysis. US corporate quarterly and annual reports provide a comprehensive overview on a company's activities and financial performance throughout the year and future plans.
Three-parts accommodation, one-part trade détente baked into 2020 outlook, but is it enough to avoid a downturn? Fed's Art of War: Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.
The ever-escalating trade war between the U.S. and China has become a "new normal" in the international trade scene. Since January 2018, the U.S. average import tariffs on Chinese goods have risen from 3 to 23 percent. Meanwhile, China's retaliatory import tariffs on U.S. goods rose from 7 to 24 percent.