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.

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