Eduardo Levy Yeyati

Plenary Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Torcuato di Tella University

Eduardo Levy Yeyati is Plenary Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) in Buenos Aires, founder and Faculty Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Policy (CEPE-Di Tella) and Principal Researcher at CONICET (Argentina´s Science and Technology Council). In the past, he was the Dean of the School of Government of UTDT, a senior adviser and Director of Argentina 2030 (Argentina's Presidential program for long-term strategic thinking) at the Office of the Chief of Staff in Argentina, Director at the Bank of Investment and Trade Credit (BICE), Head of Latin American Research and Emerging Markets Strategy at Barclays Capital, Senior Financial Sector Adviser for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank, and Chief Economist and Monetary and Financial Policy Manager of the Central Bank of Argentina, among other positions. He was also the founding President of the National Council of Production, and the President of CIPPEC (an Argentine think tank). He has been a visiting professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, LSE´s School of Public Affairs, and Barcelona´s Graduate School of Economics. His research focuses on emerging markets and international finance, economic development, and the future of work. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BSc in Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires.