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Richard Clarida

Global Economic Advisor

Dr. Clarida is a managing director in the New York office and PIMCO's global economic advisor. Prior to rejoining PIMCO in 2022, he was the firm's global strategic advisor from 2006 to 2018. He served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System from September 2018 to January 2022. Dr. Clarida is also the C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2006, he was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy, in which he served as chief economic advisor to two U.S. Treasury Secretaries. Earlier in his career, he was with Credit Suisse and Grossman Asset Management. He has 25 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. and a master's degree in economics from Harvard University. He received an undergraduate degree with Bronze Tablet Honors from the University of Illinois.

Latest Insights

Don’t Fight the Fed, But Don’t Lose the Thread
The U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to pause rate hikes in 2023. At least three factors will drive the decision on when and at what rate to pause.
Markets Are Finally Listening to Fed’s ‘Ongoing Increases’ Message
22 February 2023
Bond markets are pricing in additional Federal Reserve interest rate hikes, acknowledging the central bank’s emphatic resolve to tame inflation despite the likely trade-offs.