Phil Levy

Senior Fellow on the Global Economy

Phil Levy is senior fellow on the global economy at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Previously he was associate professor of business administration at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He was formerly a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and taught at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. From 2003 to 2006, he served first as senior economist for trade for President Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers and then as a member of Secretary of State Rice’s Policy Planning Staff, covering international economic matters. Before working in government, he was a faculty member of Yale University’s Department of Economics for nine years and spent one of those as academic director of Yale’s Center for the Study of Globalization. 
 
His academic writings have appeared in such outlets as The American Economic Review, Economic Journal, and the Journal of International Economics. He is a regular contributor to Foreign Policy magazine’s online Shadow Government section and writes on topics including trade policy, economic relations with China, and the European economic crisis. Dr. Levy has testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Joint Economic Committee, the House Committee on Ways and Mean, and the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission. He received his PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 1994 and his AB in Economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1988.

Follow Phil on Twitter @philipilevy.

Recent Publications

World of Cents"Phantom French Austerity," Commentary by Senior Fellow Phil Levy on World of Cents Blog8/25/2014 

Advanced Manufacturing Expertise, Business Services Key to Chicago's Future, Report FindsAdvanced Manufacturing Expertise, Business Services Key to Chicago’s Future, Report Finds7/30/2014 

Phil Levy on Shadow Government"The Trans-Pacific Partnership Isn't Going to Happen Anytime Soon," Commentary by Senior Fellow Phil Levy on ForeignPolicy.com's Shadow Government7/25/2014 

Do You Mind If I Don't Smoke?"Do You Mind If I Don't Smoke? Products, Purpose and Indeterminacy in US—Measures Affecting the Production and Sale of Clove Cigarettes," Senior Fellow Philip Levy in World Trade Review4/29/2014 

Prospects for Taiwan and the TPP"Prospects for Taiwan and the TPP," Senior Fellow Phil Levy in Georgetown Journal of International Affairs3/24/2014 

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