Dimitri B. Papadimitriou
is president of the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College (USA), andexecutive vice president and Jerome
Levy Professor of Economics at Bard. He was a distinguished scholar at the
Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, has testified 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, and was a member of
the Competitiveness Policy Council's Subcouncil on Capital Allocation.
His research includes
financial structure reform, fiscal and monetary policy, community development
banking, employment policy, and distribution of income, wealth, and well-being.
He is author or coauthor of numerous articles relating to Federal Reserve
policy, fiscal policy, financial structure and stability, employment growth,
and Social Security reform, and an editor or contributor to many books
published by Palgrave Macmillan, Edward Elgar, and McGraw-Hill. He is a member
of the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Analysis, Challenge,
and the Bulletin of Political Economy. Most recently, he is
co-author/editor of The Elgar Companion to Hyman Minsky.