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

The main results of ENIF 2018 (the National Survey on Financial Inclusion 2018) are being presented, and the situation and challenges that the government of AMLO and the financial institutions will face with regards to inclusion and financial education. 47.1% of the population has a bank or financial account (savings), 31.1% credit or credit card and 25.4% insurance.
Although the consultation indicates that the new refinery in Dos Bocas will cost 50 billion pesos (0.22% of GDP), we consider that it refers only to the first stage, since the incoming Secretary of Energy, Rocío Nahle, estimated that it would cost 160 billion pesos (0.69% of GDP) and would be completed in 3 years.