Dimitri B. Papadimitriou’s areas of research include financial
structure reform, community development banking, fiscal and monetary
policy, employment policy, and distribution of income, wealth and
well-being. He heads the Levy Institute’s macro-modeling team
studying and simulating the U.S. and world economies. In addition,
he has authored and co-authored studies relating to Federal Reserve
policy, fiscal policy, employment growth and social security reform.
Papadimitriou is president of the Levy Institute and executive vice
president and Jerome Levy Professor of Economics at Bard College.
He has testified on a number of occasions in hearings of Senate
and House of Representatives Committees of the U.S. Congress, was
vice-chairman of the Trade Deficit Review Commission of the U.S.
Congress (2000-2001) and a member of the Competitiveness Policy
Council's Subcouncil on Capital Allocation. He was a Distinguished
Scholar at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (PRC) in fall
2002. Papadimitriou has edited and contributed to eight books published
by Macmillan and Edward Elgar and is a member of the editorial board
of Challenge. He is a graduate of Columbia University and received
a Ph.D. in economics from New School for Social Research.