Searcher
Luis Antonio Espinosa
Luis Antonio Espinosa
Economist
Mexico

Luis Antonio Espinosa Carrasco is Economist at BBVA in Mexico. He is part of the work team in charge of analyzing topics of inclusion and financial education, social policy, inequality, poverty and vulnerable groups.

Before joining BBVA research, Luis was in charge of the analysis and research as a coordinator of the Evaluation and financial education department, by collaborating in the development of strategies and instruments for monitoring and evaluation of the Financial Education Program.

He is a graduate of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where he completed a degree in Economics with honors. Additionally, Luis was a research assistant at the Institute of Economic Research (IIEc) in projects with topics related to the global and regional financial system.

Latest publications

Mexico is below the average of the G20 countries (12.7) with a total score of 12.2 in financial literacy between knowledge, behavior and financial attitudes.
Central America received more than 22 billion of US dollars in remittances in 2018. These resources are very important in El Salvador, where they equate to 21.4% of GDP; in Honduras, 20.0%; in Guatemala, 12.0%; in Nicaragua, 11.3%; and in Belize, 5.0%.
It's a publication of CONAPO, BBVA Foundation and BBVA Research. It presents the most relevant data on migration, refuge and remittances worldwide and in Mexico. There is an emphasis on Latin American and the Caribbean, as well as on the flow of Central Americans traveling through Mexico and the migration actions of U.S.