Searcher
Vanessa Belapatiño
Vanessa Belapatiño
Economist
Lima

Vanessa Belapatiño is a Research Economist at BBVA Peru since October 2015. She is focused in monitoring and assessing macroeconomic variables, as well as forecasting these variables using econometric models and financial programming.


She was previously analyst in the Economic Studies area in an economical consultancy company in Peru, see topics about labor market, taxes, and market studies.


Her research interests are focused on macroeconomic and applied economics, and he has published on these subjects.


She has a Bachelor degree in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Lima, Peru). She has taken courses in Master of Economics in the same university.

Latest publications

After growing 3.8% year-on-year in March, economic activity advanced 3.7% in April, despite the strict confinement that took place in the city of Lima. The expansion of the non-primary component stood out (5.1%). On the other hand, the primary component of GDP, more linked to extractive activities, contracted by 1.3%.
In May, BBVA Research's big data consumption index (inflation-adjusted spending with cards and cash withdrawals) increased 8,0% compared to the same month in the previous year (19.0% YoY in April).
Economic activity grew 3.8% YoY in March, following a 4.9% print in February. The non-primary component grew 5.4%, reflecting the removal of sanitary isolation measures. The primary component of GDP fell -2.2%; the sterner contractions of Fishing and Metallic Mining stand out.