Marcial Nava
Marcial Nava
Principal Economist

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

The oil and gas (O&G) sector was severely impacted by the lockdowns around the globe and the price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia that triggered a sharp decline in oil prices.
A new normal: how the U.S. economy recovers in a post-Covid world. Which Rubicon will the Fed forge next? Policymakers respond with massive fiscal support. The housing market in the era of Covid-19.