Searcher
Luis Antonio Espinosa
Luis Antonio Espinosa
Senior Economist
Mexico City

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

While the Mexican Caribbean tourism sector shows an accelerated recovery from the drop in economic activity in 2020, returning to pre-pandemic levels of activity. Significant magnitudes of sargassum arrivals are forecast in the coming months, due to the estimate of sargassum biomass in June 2022.
The actual socioeconomic context has reinforced and accelerated a number of global trends, in particular sustainability and digitalization, two of the most disruptive. The empirical study conducted by BBVA Research suggests that an inverted U-shaped relationship exists between digitalization and CO2 emissions.
On May 11, 2022, the results and databases of the National Survey of Financial Inclusion 2021 were published. This report has the objective of analyzing the advances or setbacks in some indicators of the financial inclusion of the population in Mexico between 2018 and 2021.