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Marcos Dal Bianco
Marcos Dal Bianco
Principal Economist
Argentina

Marcos Dal Bianco is since October 2010 Principal Economist at the Argentine Unit of BBVA Research.


Previously, he has been Senior Economist at the Financial Scenarios Unit in Madrid, Spain; and Research Assistant at the Department of Economics of IAE Business School.


Marcos has been Professor of Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Microeconomics in undergraduate and graduate courses at various Universities in Argentina and Spain (UBA, U. Di Tella, U. Miguel Hernández, U. of Alicante, IAE Business School), and has participated as expositor and commentator in academic conferences.  


He has obtained the Bachelor in Economics in 1999 and a Master in Economics in 2008 at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and obtained the Master in Economics in 2006 and the PhD in Economics in 2010 at the University of Alicante, Spain.  He is author of several papers in applied economics published in international journal as the “Journal of International Money and Finance”, “Emerging Markets Finance and Trade” and “Economics Letters”. He is also member of the Argentine Association of Political Economy.

Latest publications

We revised slightly to the downside the growth of 2019 to -1.2% due to the prolongation of the monetary astringency, maintaining the vision of a positive quarterly growth since 1Q19. Inflation will fall more gradually than expected, reaching 35% YoY due to the volatility of the exchange rate and the higher indexation of the economy.
The currency crisis of 2018 derailed both the gradual fiscal approach and the inflation targets, and drastically changed the 2019 outlook. The key questions are whether there be a turnaround in activity and inflation, and who the next President will be.
The crisis in Argentina differs significantly from the one that occurred in 2002, and Uruguay is much better prepared to face it and avoid a significant contagion. We have revised the economic growth downwards due to a cooling of consumption, lack of dynamism in private investment and a drop in exports as a result of the drought.