Alfonso Arellano. Senior Economist of the Digital Regulation and Trends Unit at BBVA Research

Alfonso Arellano

Senior Economist of the Digital Regulation and Trends Unit at BBVA Research

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Alfonso Arellano works in the Financial Systems and Regulation area of BBVA Research. He is Senior Economist of the Digital Regulation and Trends Unit, responsible for conducting research and making recommendations on topics such as financial education, financial inclusion and digital economy. Previously, Alfonso Arellano was working as a post-doctoral researcher at Fundación de Estudios de Economía Aplicada (Fedea). He is author and contributor to books published by international publishers and has several articles in scientific journals. He has given lectures at Carlos III University, Pompeu Fabra University and University of Alicante, and currently is part-time associate professor at Complutense University of Madrid. He obtained his BA in Economics at Complutense University, his MA in Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University and his PhD in Economics at Carlos III University.

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PUBLICATIONS IN THE CENTER

Areas of expertise

Labour Economics
Digital Economics
Financial Education and Inclusion

Publications

Inequality in financial inclusion and income...
08 November 2017

Inequality in financial inclusion and income...

This paper investigates the link between gender inequality in financial inclusion and income inequality, with three contribut...

The role of the school in students' finances
26 March 2016

The role of the school in students' finances

The lack of financial capabilities is one of the greatest problems of modern societies. These societies are characterized by ...

Explaining the Gender Gap in Financial Liter...
01 December 2015

Explaining the Gender Gap in Financial Liter...

Economic literature identifies a gender gap in financial literacy. This paper tests to what extent the gender gap is due to ...

The effect of self-confidence on financial l...
01 October 2014

The effect of self-confidence on financial l...

This study analyses whether self-confidence affects financial abilities of young people in Spain, through financial literacy.