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Olga Gouveia
Olga Gouveia
Lead Economist
Spain

Olga Gouveia is Principal Economist in the Financial Systems Unit in BBVA Research with focus on the analysis of European Financial Systems.

Previously, Olga Gouveia worked in Moody's as Vice-President Senior Analyst at FIG, with leading analytical responsabilities for the ratings of Spanish and Portuguese banks.

Prior to that she worked as an Analyst and Associate in BPI Private Equity in Oporto.

She obtained a Degree in Economics from the University of Oporto, in Portugal in 1998 and an International MBA from IE Business School in 2003.

Latest publications

The last weekend of March saw the Spanish Government make the isolation measures in the country more restrictive, bringing a halt to all non-essential activity in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Activities considered essential include those carried out by financial services companies, including banks.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched its stress tests for European banks on January 31. This two-year exercise will involve 51 European Union (EU) banks, including United Kingdom-based banks, with 2020 being a transition year following Brexit.
Following the crisis, the financial system was extensively reformed to strengthen microprudential regulation, focused on individual entities, and macroprudential regulation, to prevent the accumulation of imbalances in the whole system that may affect the real economy.