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

Seven candidates qualified for the Democratic debate on 12/19. Party nomination starts with Iowa Caucus on February 3, 2020. Super Tuesday on March 3; over 50% of delegates by end of March.
2019 oil prices were in line with our baseline scenario. OPEC is discussing whether to extend its production quota. U.S oil production will expand further, albeit at a slower pace.
Three-parts accommodation, one-part trade détente baked into 2020 outlook, but is it enough to avoid a downturn? Fed's Art of War: Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.