Kan Chen, Ph.D.

About Dr. Kan Chen

Kan Chen, Ph.D., is an Associate Director of Analytics for Analytic Focus. Dr. Chen has over 12 years of experience in research and design applied to economics and finance.

Before joining Analytic Focus, Dr. Chen had held positions in the public and private sectors as an economist and quantitative consultant. As a Senior Economist at BBVA, he covered a wide range of topics, including international finance, regional economies, energy economics, mortgage originations, and climate economics. In addition, Dr. Chen was also the main contributing economist for BBVA’s US macroeconomic scenarios, which have been vital for the bank’s balance-sheet management. As the developer of BBVA’s in-house scenario models, he was the communicator with external auditors and the regulator.

Dr. Chen Resumé 


Data Science

Economic Research

Sectoral Analysis



Market Research

Economic Impact Studies

Industrial Organization

Public Policy Analysis

Economic Regulation

Local Economic Development