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 11 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.
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.