Alfonso Arellano. Senior Economist of the Financial System Unit at BBVA Research

Alfonso Arellano

Senior Economist of the Financial System 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

Colombia | Financial health shapes consumer ...
27 January 2020

Colombia | Financial health shapes consumer ...

The ability to cope with financial shocks from one's own resources is called financial vulnerability. It is measured as the p...

Peru | Financial health shapes consumer welfare
27 January 2020

Peru | Financial health shapes consumer welfare

The ability to cope with financial shocks from one's own resources is called financial vulnerability. It is measured as the p...

Family, EduFin, BBVA
04 May 2020

Financial vulnerability of Spanish household...

Financial vulnerability refers to the ability of individuals or households to cope with a shock involving the loss of the mai...

Spain | COVID-19: Stress Testing Household F...
18 May 2020

Spain | COVID-19: Stress Testing Household F...

The essential lockdown measures and cessation of economic activity imposed by governments to controlCOVID-19 will have a nega...

Disentangling Vulnerability through Consumer...
01 August 2019

Disentangling Vulnerability through Consumer...

This paper analyzes the effect of financial participation on consumer's financial vulnerability, which is pervasive in countr...

Student experience in money matters: compara...
19 May 2017

Student experience in money matters: compara...

This study proposes a comparative approach by countries on the way 15-year-old students behave with their family and friends...

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 ...