Biographical Information

Curriculum Vitae

Education Ph.D., M.A., Economics, Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research
B.A., Economics, Columbia University
  • President, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, since 1986
  • Jerome Levy Professor of Economics and Executive Vice President Emeritus, Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, since 1977
  • Executive Vice President, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, since 1979
  • Minister of Economy and Development, Hellenic Republic, 2016-2018
  • Managing Director, Bard College Berlin, A Liberal Arts University gGmbH, Berlin, Germany, 2011-2015
  • Managing Director, BARD Real Estate GmbH, Berlin, Germany, 2011-2015
  • Trustee and Treasurer (1992-2013) and Chairman (2013-), American Symphony Orchestra, New York, New York
  • Consultant and Evaluator, Greek Ministry of Education (Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in Economics), 2002-2005
  • Distinguished Scholar, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (PRC), 2002
  • Vice Chairman, Trade Deficit Review Commission, United States Congress, 1999-2001
  • Member, Sub-council on Capital Allocation of the Competitiveness Policy Council, United States Congress, 1993-1998
  • Professor, Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, 1975-1976
  • Member, Board of Directors, Bankers and Shippers Insurance Company, 1974-1980
  • Executive Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer (1969-1977), Member of the Board of Directors, and Finance, Investment and Audit Committees (1972-2011), William Penn Life Insurance Company of New York (A Member of the Legal & General Group, Plc)
Honors and Awards
  • Fellow, Economists for Peace and Security, since 2009
  • Dutchess County Arts Council Award for Distinguished Service, 1991
  • Center for Advanced Economic Studies Fellowship (Trieste, Italy), 1986, 1983
  • Wye Fellow, Aspen Institute, 1985
  • Anglo American Hellenic Fellowship, 1969, 1968
  • Whittemore Scholarship, 1968
Courses Taught
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics
  • Money and Banking and Financial Markets
  • Monetary Theory and Policy
  • National Economic Policy
  • Economics of Public Policy
  • Contemporary Developments in Finance
  • Distribution of Income, Wealth and Well-being
  • International Money and Finance