Steven Friedman is a Senior Economist at BNP Paribas Asset Management. He is responsible for developing thematic views on the market, economic and policy outlook in the US and other major economies. Steven joined our firm in 2013 and is based in New York. Prior to his current role, Steven was a Director for the Central Banks and Official Institutions team at BNPP AM. He also held various senior positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, including Director of Market Analysis and Director of Foreign Exchange and Investments. Steven has 19 years of investment-related experience. He holds a BA in Government and Russian studies from Wesleyan University, an MA in International Relations from The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.