Mauricio Hernández
Mauricio Hernández
Senior Economist

Mauricio Hernandez is Senior Economist of BBVA Research in Colombia.

Previously, Mauricio Hernandez was Associate Research Professor at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Researcher at the Universidad de Antioquia and research assistant at the Banco de la República.

He has taught of Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Financial Markets in undergraduate and graduate programs of the Universidad Católica de Pereira, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana and Universidad de Antioquia.

He obtained the degree in Economics at the Universidad de Antioquia in 2006, he has a Master in Economics from the Universidad de Antioquia and is pursuing a master's degree in Financial Management at the Universidad Sergio Arboleda. He is the author of several publications in specialized journals on monetary policy and economic growth. He is casual evaluator of articles or research projects in several universities.

Latest publications

Private consumption balance between goods and services changed due to pandemic spending patterns, the subsequent recovery and the current slowdown. In addition, the new momentum of goods consumption since 2024 and the role of government spending are expected to change, again, the composition of household spending.
The Colombian economy will begin a slow recovery process in 2024, which could be more successful with a strong boost to investment. To this end, it is of utmost importance to promote better performance in two sectors that were key in the past and in other countries around the world: housing and infrastructure.
The Autonomous Committee of the Fiscal Rule -CARF- made a public debt projection tool available to the public and, prior to its publication, BBVA Research served as a pilot test of its use. This presentation contains comments from BBVA Research on the tool. Others were already incorporated in the tool.