Ricardo Reis is the A.W. Phillips Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. Recent honors include the 2016 Bernacer prize for best European economist under the age of 40 working in macroeconomics and finance, and the 2017 Banque de France / Toulouse School of Economics junior prize in monetary economics, finance, and bank supervision for a researcher of any nationality based in Europe. Professor Reis is an academic consultant at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve system, he directs the ESRC Centre for Macroeconomics in the UK, is a recipient of an ERC grant from the EU, and serves on the council or as an advisor of multiple organizations. He has published widely on macroeconomics, including the study of inattention and disagreement, the dynamics of inflation, QE and central bank solvency, fiscal stabilizers, and the European slump and crisis. His public service includes writing a weekly column for the Portuguese press and developing European Safe Bonds (ESBies). Professor Reis received his PhD from Harvard University, was an assistant professor at Princeton University, and was one of the youngest full professors ever at Columbia University, before moving to his current position at the LSE.