Marco Lara
Marco Lara
BBVA Research - Senior Economist

Marco Lara holds a bachelor's degree in International Relations and has specialization studies in Applied Econometrics, both from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is also a Master in Environmental Economics from the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE).

He is a Senior Economist in Mexico, specializing in climate change and social sustainability issues.

In 2016, he was part of the youth delegation of Mexico at the COP13 of the Convention on Biological Diversity, held in the city of Cancun.

Previously, he has worked as a coordinator of fundraising and carbon markets at the AMBIO Cooperative, a social organization based in Chiapas. He has also collaborated as a research assistant at the Center for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies (CEDUA) at El Colegio de Mexico. He has taught courses on globalization, sustainable development, and socio-economic outlook of Mexico at La Salle Nezahualcoyotl University and the Autonomous University of Mexico City (UACM).

Latest publications

Today, March 21, marks 30 years since the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) entered into force. To mark the occasion, we take stock of the key events and actions that have shaped the international climate agenda.
A comparison of Mexico's GHG emissions with the world is presented, highlighting that the country has increased its emission intensity per unit of GDP since 2019, possibly due to its current energy policy. The influence of the population factor is also analyzed, as well as the contribution by sectors.
With this note we analyze some indicators at the national level and by federal entities of the proportion of the population in labor poverty, based on the last quarterly update carried out by the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (Coneval).