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Peder Beck-Friis


Dr. Beck-Friis is a senior vice president and economist in the London office, focusing on Europe. He helps craft the firm’s economic and monetary policy outlook and contributes to quarterly economic forums. He is also a member of the research group of the European portfolio committee. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2017, he worked at Goldman Sachs in New York and London. He has 12 years of macro research experience and holds a master's degree and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Oxford. He received his undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Edinburgh.
Peder Beck-Friis
Fiscal Arithmetic and the Global Inflation Outlook
Debt-financed fiscal policy is driving much of today’s high inflation, but as pandemic-era measures fade, central banks will likely return to their key role in managing price levels.
U.K. Market: Growth, But at What Price?
U.K. financial market volatility is likely to remain high, and the longer-term outlook likely depends on future monetary and fiscal policy.
European Inflation Update: Higher for Longer but Hedging Remains Well Priced
Despite soaring inflation in Europe, hedges appear cheap
Beyond Brexit: Outlook and Risks for the U.K. Economy
Despite seeing major market swings following the 2016 Brexit referendum, we don’t expect Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU) to have any major economic effects in our baseline outlook for 2021 and beyond. Far more important are COVID-19, fiscal policy, and bigger questions around future productivity growth.