Eduardo Levy Yeyati
Visiting Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Eduardo Levy Yeyati is the Dean of School of Government of Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, and the founder and Academic Director of its Center for Evidence-based Policy (CEPE-Di Tella). He is also visiting professor at Harvard´s Kennedy School of Government, principal researcher at Argentina´s National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), and founding partner of Elypsis, a top economic research firm in Argentina.
Prior to that, he was senior adviser to the Office of the Chief of Cabinet in Argentina (where he led the program Argentina 2030), honorary president of the National Council of Production (which he helped launch in 2016), Director at the Bank of Investment and Trade Credit (BICE; 2016), President of the Center for Public Policy (CIPPEC, an Argentine think tank; 2013-2016), Head of Latin American Research and Emerging Markets Strategy at Barclays Capital (2007-2010), Financial Sector Advisor for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank (2006-2007), and Chief Economist of the Central Bank of Argentina (2002).
A regular consultant for multilateral financial organizations and public and private institutions in developing economies, and a former Senior Fellow at Brookings (2009-2014) and recipient of Harvard´s Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professorship in Latin American Studies (2006), his academic work on international finance and developing is ranked #1 among Argentina´s economists by RePEc´s research database. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires.
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