Economist Phil Levy gave lecture about TPP, TTIP, and the Trade Policy Agenda on Oct. 8

Economist Phil Levy gave a talk on Tuesday, October 8 titled “Bargains among Behemoths: TPP, TTIP and the Trade Policy Agenda.”

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 ReviewEconomic 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 U.S.-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.