Miriam Montañez
Miriam Montañez
Senior Economist

Miriam Montañez is BBVA Research Economist since 2008. After have worked in Units Emerging and Latin America, participating in the coordination of economic analysis teams in South America, now she is part of the unit of Spain, dedicated to the national and regional economic analysis.

Previously, Miriam Montanez has taught econometrics and marketing at the University of Castilla-La Mancha and UNEF, also she participated as a speaker at academic conferences and training courses.

She studied a degree in Economics in the University of Malaga in 2006 and the Title of Advanced Studies at the Autonomous University of Madrid in 2008.

Latest publications

The process of digital transformation is under way and advances in robotics and artificial intelligence will create new jobs, but also usher in the automation of many tasks. To lessen the negative repercussions of technological progress on the job market, it is vital that the economic agents (both public and private) manage the change.
According to the information available, 4Q17 Portuguese GDP grew at 0.4% QoQ, SWDA, a similar rate to that seen in 3Q17. This would be consistent with the latest BBVA Research scenario for Portugal (+2.6% in 2017 and +2.3% in 2018).
The growth rate of the Portuguese economy in 3Q17 accelerated slightly to reach 0.5% QoQ1, in line with the BBVA Research estimate (0.5% QoQ) and above the one seen in 2Q17 (0.3% QoQ).