Saide Aránzazu Salazar
Saide Aránzazu Salazar
Principal Economist

Saidé Salazar is Principal Economist of BBVA Research. As part of the macroeconomic analysis team, she is responsible for studying the variables linked to the real economy in Mexico.

Between 2010 and 2013, she worked as Director of Economic Studies at the National Banking and Securities Commission in Mexico, and previously was part of the advisory team of the Undersecretary of Hydrocarbons at the Ministry of Energy. She has been assistant professor in the Economics Division of the Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE) and the Center for Economic Studies of El Colegio de Mexico, in Mexico City.

Saidé graduated from CIDE in 2006, where she completed a degree in Economics with the highest honors. In 2009 she received the master's degree in Economics from El Colegio de México.

Latest publications

Economic package reinforces signals of fiscal discipline by establishing a primary surplus target at a weak period of the business cycle.Consequently, it is positive that the federal government has proposed a primary surplus of 0.7% of GDP instead of the 1.3% that it had suggested in Pre-Criteria of economic policy for 2020
The matching of GDP growth rates measured by expenditure components and that measured by production value has deteriorated consistently, and recently more sharply.
The economy grew by 0.1% (QoQ) in 2Q19 driven by the service sector; industry continues to slow down.