Pete Richardson

Pete Richardson. Associate, France and UK

Based in France and the UK, Pete is an experienced macroeconomist, economic modeller, and applied economic researcher.

Pete’s professional career has spanned 28 years at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), following 12 years as economic adviser at the UK Treasury and the Departments of Trade and Industry. At the OECD Pete was Head of the Macroeconomic Analysis Division responsible for short, medium, and longer-term global assessments and policy studies, economic modelling, data base management, and systems development in support of the regular economic assessments contributing to the OECD Economic Outlook. 

He has authored and co-authored macro-structural policy studies on a range of topics including: international trade; globalisation; population ageing; inflation; structural unemployment; supply-side economic potential; medium-term projection methods and economic modelling.

Pete’s recent activities include advisory work on economic modelling, forecasting systems development, presentation material and forecast post-mortems for the OECD, as well as recent in-depth studies of FT 100 company pension valuations and share prices and a critical review of recent studies using Big Data and Nowcasting methods.

Pete holds a BSc Econ and an MSc Econ from Queen Mary University of London, and the London School of Economics.