Searcher
Marcial Nava
Marcial Nava
Principal Economist
USA

Marcial Nava began his banking career with BBVA in 2004, when he joined the Economics Research team in Mexico City. In 2007, he relocated to Houston to focus on economic analysis of the U.S. and the Sunbelt states.


In his current role as Principal Economist at BBVA Research USA, Marcial is responsible for the analysis of strategic industries, including energy and automotive. He regularly participates in specialized forums, and has served as guest columnist for newspapers in Spain and Latin America.


Marcial holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Center of Research and Economics Teaching in Mexico City, and a Master of Business Administration from Rice University.

Latest publications

Solid but stable new vehicle sales through 3Q19. A robust supply of “off-leasing” units and access to credit support sales of used vehicles. Consumer credit remains healthy, although delinquencies keep growing.
The United States is one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, making its involvement in the fight against climate a matter of critical importance.
Record setting U.S. expansion on the ropes. Is Fed one-two punch enough to combat trade uncertainty and global risks?