Searcher
Vanessa Belapatiño
Vanessa Belapatiño
Economist
Peru

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

We analyze the likelihood of job automation in a sample of emerging economies: Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Turkey. The average risk of automation ranges between 54% and 64. The countries show similar patterns in different aspects, such as distinctions by gender, age and education levels.
We estimate output growth for 1H19 around 2%YoY, accelerating to roughly 4% in 2H19. As a result, Peru’s GDP will grow 2,9% in 2019, one percentage point less than our previous estimate from three months ago. For 2020, we anticipate growth will approach 4%.
Activity slowed at the beginning of the year due to the decline in public investment and mining production. Going forward, there will be a better performance .We continue foreseeing GDP will grow by 3.9% in 2019 supported by mining investment. However, in comparison with the previous report, now our forecast has a downward bias.