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 forecast a GDP expansion of 2,5% in 2019, similar to our August forecast. For 2020 we anticipate GDP will grow 3,1% thanks to the normalization of primary activities (mining) and a stronger push from public spending.
Venezuelan immigrants to Peru over the last three years (more than 800,000, equivalent to 2.4% of the Peruvian population) have had non-negligible impacts on aggregate demand and potential GDP.
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.