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

Incremental tariffs (up to 25%) would likely push the Mexican economy into a recession; inflation risks, an overly hawkish Banxico and fiscal constraints would limit the room for countercyclical fiscal and/or monetary policies.
Early indicators in 2019 show signs of resilience in priv. consumption & risks associated with external demand. Inflation has had a great start to 2019: the cumulative increase of 0.1 pp in Jan-Feb is the lowest since 2015, a year in which infl. reached an all-time low. Recovery of domestic assets in an environment of less domestic uncertainty and monetary pause in the US.
Twenty-five years after the 1994 crisis, the minimum wage will finally regain its real level and even exceed it.