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Mohamed El-Erian: 'We Did Not Prepare for Something as Severe as What We’re Facing’

Allianz’s chief economic advisor on how to address economic 'sudden stops,' the correct fiscal and monetary policy response to the coronavirus, and the outlook ahead.

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Our guest today is Dr. Mohamed El-Erian. El-Erian is chief economic advisor at Allianz, the parent of Pimco, where he formerly served as chief executive and co-chief investment officer, and president-elect of Queens’ College, Cambridge University. He first joined Pimco in 1999 and was a senior member of Pimco's portfolio management and investment strategy group. He rejoined the company at the end of 2007 after serving for two years as president and CEO of Harvard Management Company. 

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